The gulf in class was evident when Fifa world No.2 Argentina crushed a Singapore side ranked 155 rungs below them 6-0 in an international friendly fixture, organized to mark the Football Association of Singapore’s 125th anniversary.
National A Div Floorball (Girls): Surprise package River Valley beat MJC 1-0 on penalties for first title
Eliminated in the group stage last year, it would be fair to say River Valley High School (RVHS) were considered no-hopers in this year’s National A Division Floorball Championship.
In another close encounter between Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) and Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) in the National A Division Football Championship 3rd/4th placing match, NYJC held their nerves to beat ACJC 5-4 on penalties after regular time and extra time saw no goals.
They left it late but Victoria Junior College (VJC) secured their 15th straight National A Division Hockey Championship when they beat Millennia Institute (MI) 1-0 after extra time in the final, thanks to Klara Chong’s (VJC #27) last-minute winner.
A moment of magic from Ramalingam Gouthaman (RI #14) was all that Raffles Institution (RI) required to dethrone defending champions Victoria Junior College (VJC), beating them 1-0 in the National A Division Hockey Championship final for their seventh title in 10 years.
Defending champions Meridian Junior College (MJC) almost saw themselves slip up against a resurgent Nanyang Junior College (NYJC) in the National A Division Football Championship semi-final but the former were able to scrape through to the final with a 2-1 victory.
National A Div Football (Girls): Hannah Lim secures VJC’s fifth straight title in 3-2 penalty shoot-out win against MJC
As the penalty shoot-out loomed, Victoria Junior College (VJC) goalkeeper Hannah Lim (VJC #1) thought she had done all she could against Meridian Junior College (MJC) in the National A Division Football Championship final during regulation and extra time which ended 1-1.
Hockey giants Raffles Institution (RI) kept up their streak of appearing in every final this century when they dispatched Anderson Junior College (AJC) 3-0 in the semi-final and progressed to their 18th straight final since 2000.