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Thought of Wisdom by Yazid...

Yazid was the MOM for the 2009 Singapore Cup "It's really not how much you're getting paid, but how you manage your money..." Geylang United goalkeeper Yazid Yasin.  The former Lion City Cup-winning custodian recently saw himself being embroiled in a "that thing" case that saw two of his former teammates jailed. Many lauded the action taken by the Eagles skipper after he was approached by reported straight to the relevant authorities which led to the conviction of Koreans Kim Jae Hong and Jeong Byung Euk. While many seem to be fixated on the nagging scourge that has been bothering the whole setup, those words by the 32-year-old appeared to give us a view from another perspective. The importance of managing your money probably should be something applicable to everyone, especially of that of those professional athletes whose career lifespan is short. While efforts have been made to educate players, and officials alike about the danger of

Thank you, Yazid... for allowing us to go back early...

Geylang upset Bangkok Glass to ensure the Cup remains in Singapore. So what if Bangkok Glass were the dominating side in terms of attacking and having most of the possession throughout the game? So what if Geylang were the side being under siege and not getting enough balls behind the Thais' defence?   Probably, in Glass Rabbits' coach J Surachai's (pictured above) words this should sum up perfectly. The game is about having ONE percent of the chance and Geylang took that chance and scored. Other than that, his former teammate at Home United, the Eagles' custodian Yazid Yasin had been another key factor to deny the Thais from bringing the Cup out to Bangkok via Changi Airport.   Yazid Yasin (above) had a great game between the posts for the Eagles. SOME PICTURES FROM THE MATCH The Glass Rabbit (in blue, instead of their usual green-white stripe) dominated much of the play.   Geylang did a good job to shackle Glass' dangerman Gbenga Ajayi (9) in the final.