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Media Involvement

To this day, there were some tournaments and events, other than S.League (later Singapore Premier League), covered by this blog. 

AFC Champions League in 2009 and 2010 (pictured below the media accreditation pass)

I worked in the capacity of a "reporter" in 2009 before opting for the "photographer" role in 2010.

AFC Asian Cup 2011 Qualifier match between Singapore and Thailand in 2009

A picture was taken with Thailand national team coach and former England captain, Bryan Robson after the pre-match press conference


"Sultan of Selangor's Cup"

An annual event organized by the Selangor State Government with the objective to foster a footballing relationship between Singapore and Selangor, two of the most successful sides in Malayan football history.

Talking to Datuk Soh Chin Aun, the former Selangor captain after the end of the Sultan of Selangor Cup match at the Shah Alam Stadium in 2010 (picture credit: Gale Gan).

Datuk Soh is officially recognized by FIFA as the most-capped player in international football history.

2009 North Queensland Fury Tour to Singapore featuring former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler

Inside the 
post-match press conference after the game between Tampines Rovers and North Queensland Fury (picture credit: Gale Gan). 

Covering the "PUMA SINGAPORE'S LOVE=FOOTBALL" event during the World Cup period in 2010

Not just matches, I do get invitations to cover events as such like this event by PUMA. (Picture Credit: Feza Hussin via Facebook).

Made my presence felt at the "SOCCEREX Asian Forum"

This two-day event held in the Raffles City Convention Hall saw the presence of many of the game's luminaries in Singapore, such as AFC President Mohamed Bin Hammam, Former England captain Bryan Robson, ex-Spurs manager Ossie Ardiles, etc.

I met the KING on the 3rd of March 2011

This happened when PelΓ©, the man who is considered by many as the greatest ever footballer, signed on my notepad while during a photo shoot-out at the press conference to announce the launch of the partnership of New York Cosmos and Courts Young Lions during the legendary NASL club trip to Asia.

23rd Canon Lion City Cup (June 2011)

I also found myself involved in the "Canon Lion City Cup" as one of the "draw panelists" and during the tournament proper, I covered the event as a photographer (pictured above) for this blog and the related entries can be found via this link here.

I was being quoted in newspapers on several occasions on matters pertaining to Singapore football.

Gave my opinion on the disbandment of the Singapore national football team in Jan 2011, following the dismay Suzuki Cup performance in The Straits Times on 8th January 2011.


Sharing my thoughts after Singapore claimed its fourth Asean title in The Straits Times on 23rd December 2012.

Being interviewed by Rediffusion Radio

Being featured on a local digital audio broadcasting station, Rediffusion Radio's "SYNC - Your Lifestyle Radio"'s morning show on the theme of blogging.

Being interviewed by 883Jia FM   

On two separate occasions, I was approached by 883Jia, a local radio station, to give my opinions on local football in Mandarin.

Being featured in the "Singapore Football Week 2017"


The Youtube clip of the "5 Faces of Singapore Football"

A write-up on my blogging experience as published on MyActiveSG site in conjunction with the "Singapore Football Week 2017".

Being featured in "The 12th Man" by Viddsee: The Football Initiative


I was featured in this Viddsee series "The 12th Man" in which I shared how and why I started "BoLASEPaKO.com" back in December 1996.

Featured in the article "Fan-made with Love" on UTR! website

I was one of those featured in this article by journalism students from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on the subject of fan-created content on Singapore Football. The article was reproduced on the Unleash The Roar! website. 

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