GUFC draws Albirex Niigata (S) and Balestier Khalsa in the Starhub League Cup!
By Eagles Admin on 13 July 2012
July 13 2012 – At the Football Association of Singapore yesterday, we were graced with the presence of Starhub’s Chief Operations Officer, Mr Tan Tong Hai for the Starhub League Cup this year. Hosting us was none other than S-League’s very own CEO, Mr Lim Chin and the lovely Colette Wong!
For the league cup, there are four groups and in each group, 3 teams will be drawn together. The four seeded teams are namely – Albirex Niigata (S), Tampines Rovers, Home United FC and SAFFC.
Those four teams were seeded because Albirex Niigata (S) was the champions for the league cup last year while Tampines Rovers, Home United and SAFFC finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the league respectively.
One fan was invited to represent each cup for the draw and representing us was none other than Muhammad Firdaus, the founder of the Ultras-Eagles fan club!
The results of the draw are as follows :
Group A – Singapore Armed Forces FC, Tanjong Pagar United FC and Brunei DPMM
Group B – Albirex Niigata (S) FC, Balestier Khalsa FC and Geylang United FC
Group C – Home United FC, Courts Young Lions and Hougang United FC
Group D – Tampines Rovers FC, Woodlands Wellington FC and Gombak United FC
|* The top two teams from each group will qualify for the Quarter-Finals.
|* The 3rd-placed teams from each group will play in the Plate Competition.
Our fixtures are as follows :
30 July – Balestier Khalsa FC vs Geylang United FC @ Toa Payoh Stadium
2 August – Geylang United FC vs Albriex Niigata FC @ Bedok Stadium
GUFC wants to thank Muhammad Firdaus for representing GUFC in the draw and also the other fans who came down to support us!
The Eagles will definitely be looking lay hands on the Cup come 11 August!