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RIP Williams

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RIP Williams 

The news from Times.com today

It’s such a sad news when we hear celebrities pass away and today was another tragedy that one of the Hollywood icons Robin Williams passed away and it was reported that it could be related to suicide.

But it was noted by his publicist that Robin Williams have been battling severe depression as of late. It’s just tragic to listen to human beings taking their lives away as there is so much the world can give but they chose a different path instead, a darker one.

I remember watching the television hit series Mork and Mindy and I am pretty sure that not most of you have heard of this series because it was back in the early 80s which rose him to fame. I believe he was one of the few actors that made it through the big screen after successful outings in TV series.

I would say that I caught at least 60-70% of his movies and the best one that really touched my heart was his performance at Good Will Hunting which starred him and Matt Damon. I highly recommend that you watch this movie alone for his stunning performance. Of course, he was awesome in Dead Poets Society as well.

I will definitely miss his charming humour on screen. You can read more of his filmography here. May he rest in peace.


Robin Williams starring in Good Will Hunting




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The Popcorn Panel 

Check out our podcast review of another Michael Bay produced movie – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)



HBT 2014 

Check out the video of the opening ceremony of Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy 2014


His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam launched the Fifth Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy for ASEAN Youth Football Tournament last Saturday.

Held at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium, His Majesty was joined by His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Malik, His Royal Highness Prince ‘Abdul Wakeel and Her Royal Highness Princess Ameerah Wardatul Bolkiah.

Greeting His Majesty upon arrival at the stadium was His Royal Highness Prince Hj Sufri Bolkiah, the president of the Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council (BDNOC); the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, YB Pehin Orang Kaya Pekerma Laila Diraja Dato Seri Setia Hj Hazair Hj Abdullah; and the Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Datin Paduka Hjh Adina Othman.

His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam launched the Fifth Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy for ASEAN Youth Football Tournament. Image courtesy of The Brunei Times.

It’s not a great start for Brunei Darussalam in the opening of the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy 2014. They have lost their opening match against Cambodia with a 1-0 score line. According to national football coach Kwon Oh-son of Brunei U-21, they lost on skills and not luck. The dressing room’s confidence is not high due to the loss in the first game. You can read more of the article here from The Brunei Times.

Even my friends shared how Brunei didn’t shine on the opening match. The other down side is that the U-21 players are not fully fit as they have a few injured players taken off during the loss to Cambodia. Maybe the friendly match against Sabah was a bit too close to the tournament as some of the players are recovering from minor injuries sustained during the friendly matches.

Now they will have a huge task against Indonesia, a late entry into the tournament, and Indonesia will want to avenge their defeat in the finals back in 2012 where they lost 2-0 to defending champions Brunei. Well, in football, anything can happen and the ball is round. All Brunei need is just a win under their belt especially in the beginning of the tournament to boost their confidence.

I’m still optimistic that Brunei has a 50/50 chance of making the cut but they can’t afford to slip more after the loss.

Brunei will take on Indonesia tonight at the Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium, Monday 11th August. I expect a feisty affair as both teams are favourites to get past the group stage. Good luck!! Note: I won’t be covering this match as I am still outstation.

You can follow official updates from their official website – hassanalbolkiahtrophy.gov.bn 

Team Cambodia during the opening ceremony. Image taken by @zackhardie14

It was good to see Adi Said back in the match as he was doubtful before the tournament. Image courtesy of The Brunei Times

The t-shirt for HBT 2014 available

Wristband perhaps from Armtrix Enterprise

You can buy some of the merchandise at the national stadium



Das Auto revisited

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Das Auto (Singapore) 


Super fun. Though I had to be separated from the media and blogger buddies after 72 hours together, it was a fun experience nonetheless. A great company and an awesome host made the trip more fulfilling than it already was. Thank you, firstly to @volkswagenbrunei (Maju Motors Sdn Bhd) for flying us all over to Singapore and also to Volkswagen Singapore for taking care of us and feeding us well too. Not forgetting my amazing stay at Grand Hyatt in Singapore too.

The main reason why we are in Singapore is to test drive some of the cars that have been waves in Singapore and of course, in Brunei. It’s amazing the growth of Brunei with regards to Volkswagen models and there have been a major increase in terms of sales and growth alone in Brunei market in the past four months. In fact, what Brunei is experiencing was what Singapore experience a few years ago when VW suddenly became a popular brand in the Singapore market.

For this post, I will feature Volkswagen main showroom on Alexandra Road, Singapore. Now this is what I call a showroom. It’s like a one-stop centre and once you enter, you can feel that inviting feeling especially for customers and there was already a sitting area (plenty) just after you enter the showroom.

I was also amazed by the number of collections of merchandise under the Volkswagen brand. I managed to purchase some stuff for my friends who requested for it. We had a mini tour and thank you, Colin Yong, senior manager of Public Relations for Volkswagen Singapore, for the tour and also for taking care of us by the time we reached Singapore until departure.

We were also welcomed by Steffen Schwarz, Managing Director of Volkswagen Singapore, and he has done a brilliant job in positioning VW as one of the reputable brand in Singapore and he also has helped to push Brunei market to where it is now. Maju Motors Sdn Bhd have been achieving new milestones in terms of sales of units and they managed to record a consistent number of sales since May 2014 to July 2014, selling 100 units on each month. That’s an amazing feat for Brunei market.

Colin Wong then showed us three video presentations on the Tiguan TSI, Polo and finally the Golf R. So far, Brunei will be launching the Tiguan TSI by end of August while the Golf R have been sold out from the 1st two shipments but you will be able to order on the 3rd shipment. The Golf R is expected to make its way to Brunei by end of September.

I will share more of the experience of the Volkswagen cars in my next post and for now, just see some of the pictures taken during our short trip to the Volkswagen Showroom on Alexandra Road.

You can visit their website at volkswagen.com.sg for more details and for this weekend, Volkswagen is having great deals for Volkswagen pre-owned vehicles specially for the National Day weekend!! So for the Singaporeans out there, do drop by their showroom at Alexandra & Das WeltAuto Showroom from 10am to 6pm.

Check out the pre-owned Volkswagen at Volkswagen Singapore showroom this weekend. Great deals, indeed!

I miss these guys already. Thank you to the media buddies for making it fun.

Being briefed by Ammirul of Volkswagen Brunei before handing over to Volkswagen Singapore

Steffen Schwarz, Managing Director of Volkswagen Singapore giving a few welcoming remarks and the status of Volkswagen in Asia-Pacific.

He talked about Brunei’s recent roadshow at The Mall, Gadong.

Great numbers from Maju Motors. Impressive indeed.

The amazing Golf Polo which I shall talk more about later on

Are you a GTI fan? This is taken at the Volkswagen Singapore Showroom.

Check out the merchandise from Volkswagen. Many reasons to visit their showroom.

The merchandise section.

One of the pre-owned golf cars and they did a great job in making it look new

Another pre-owned Golf car

A cool gimmick for customers to play around with

The ladies also don’t want to miss out the photo booth

Dinner being hosted by Volkswagen Singapore at Carousel a few nights ago. Yummm!!!

Thank you Volkswagen Singapore for hosting dinner

My first car that I test drove a few days ago. More report on that on my next post on my driving experience on Volkswagen cars as well as driving in Singapore 😀



Das Auto

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I need more “juice” 

RA says the hardest part is to get the ball rolling. The momentum hasn’t been great. Blog wise I mean. The same goes for jogging. Once you take that mini-break, it’s hard to get the rhythm back but it does take one small step and eventually and gradually, you will be back in shape in no time.

The same goes for blogging. Blogging for 11 years already a milestone. I have lost that essence of what my real blog is all about. For those who have read my pieces before (before as in 8 to 9 years ago), the content was purely based on my thoughts and also my personal diary of the things that I do with my daily life and my social network of friends.

At present, it’s a different ball game. 70 to 80 percent of my content is based on social events and happenings in Brunei and outside Brunei that can be related to my readers. I probably would say 95% of the time that is that case because I hardly pour any thoughts like I use to and even the “Ugly Truth” segments haven’t been prominent enough to make up that remaining 5%.

I recently stumbled upon the Bru Blah Blah blogspot and it has been a while since I read blog different blog contents other than the familiar ones we know. I find this blog quite hilarious as they are quite sharp in pointing of observations in our Brunei culture on the things we normally do. I recommend you to get the blog out. These are the kinds of contents that I kinda miss and crave for at times. One blog that came to mind was the classic “Memoirs of a Poklen” and that has some excellent writing with a blend of humour too.

These days, because of the rise of social networks, the number of bloggers have decreased tremendously. Once, we had like more than 1,000 blogs based on the listed ones on Simpur Nation. Now, I can count on my finger tips on the number of active bloggers in Brunei. Ok, maybe slightly more than 10 and that’s a huge difference compared to a 1,000 back in 2005/2006.

I’m currently outstation and we just completed our overseas assignment on the recent Volkswagen test drive and the best part was that we were given the opportunity to drive on Singapore road which I never had the chance to do before in my whole entire life despite the country being my second home.

So a big shout out to Volkswagen Singapore and @volkswagenbrunei (Maju Motors) for making this trip an enjoyable experience and guys, do stay tune to our full report on our experience of the Golf cars that we drove yesterday. For now, you can check out the hashtags #volkswagenbrunei #vwbrunei for updates on your recent test drive sessions.

Though it was a short trip, we had fun driving the different models of the Golf and of course, we had fun among each other’s company. Image courtesy of AnakBrunei

Our dinner was held at Carousel at Royal Plaza on Scotts and thank you Volkswagen Singapore for hosting and treating us to a great dinner.



I lost count

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Das Auto experience in SG 

Yay!! Thank you once again to @volkswagenbrunei under the flagship of Maju Motors Sdn Bhd for hosting the media and bloggers in Singapore for the Volkswagen driving experience. This is my third automotive overseas assignment since I started my blog.

Today will be an interesting session as Volkswagen Singapore will allow us to experience some of the Volkswagen models on Singapore road. I would say this will be one “sakai” moment for me since I never really driven in the city of Singapore. Being it my second home, I frequent its public transport more and yes, if I were to drive, I would definitely lose my sense of direction.

I shall be updating more on the our driving experience with Volkswagen models (cars I meant). Have a great Tuesday, peeps!! Do follow me on instagram @ranoadidas for updates and also @volkswagenbrunei and their official hashtag #volkswagenbrunei #vwbrunei for our live updates in Singapore 😀

Ammirul of Maju Motors with members of the media from local print newspapers and bloggers at Brunei International Airport


BruneiHalal Experience 

More new products coming soon from BruneiHalal



Moura’s goal deprived DPMM FC three points

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DPMM FC squandered points at home 

It wasn’t a big turnout last night at the Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium. Maybe the Raya festive season is not over yet.Adi Said was the star of the night but it was Hougang United FC who stole a point with a late equalizer. This can become a familiarity area for DPMM FC to give away points in the dying minutes. Previously Tampines Rovers FC scored in the dying seconds to change the course of the game. Last night was no different. Hougang United FC are one tough cookie and they celebrated the draw as if they won the match.

If DPMM FC just disciplined themselves late in the game to hold the game, it would have been a great three point effort match especially coming back from behind and furthermore, they played at their home. In the dying minutes, Geison Moura broke the hearts of DPMM FC as he scored the equalizer right after a great throw-in effort by the visitors. The match ended in a thrilling 2-2 draw but the first half was kinda forgettable indeed. DPMM FC were toothless upfront and they didn’t look as hungry as they were during the training I observed a couple of days ago.

After the break, Hougang United FC drew first blood through Nurhilmi Jasni in the 53rd minute, right off a counter attack and caught DPMM FC’s defence napping. It was definitely a wake up call for DPMM FC after the visitors scored. Before the goal, DPMM FC looked more dangerous in attack and they could have broke the deadlock earlier on. Roberto’s close range shot drove over the bar in the 51st minute and that miss proved costly as the visitors scored immediately from a run of play.

DPMM FC’s Maudadi had a great performance on the field in the first half before being replaced by the star of the evening, Adi Said who scored a brace. In the 75th minute, Adi Said benefited from a corner as his header went past the keeper with ease in the 75th minute. However, it was his second goal that was a piece of magic. He collected a pass of his teammate and he made a rasping drive past the keeper from a diagonal angle. As you know, he was not certain to play for DPMM FC as he is listed for the upcoming Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy. It was good that he was made available for this game and that made a lot of difference when both Donovan and Rodrigo couldn’t find the net.

Rodrigo could have made it 3-1 late in the game. It could be even contender for goal of the season. He flicked an incoming pass with the side of his boots and then volleyed a dipping shot from 30 yards that rattled the bar to the relieve of Hougang’s keeper. Even I couldn’t believe that wasn’t a goal. That would have put the game in the bag with a valuable three points for the home side.

Shahrazen also had one or two efforts that would add more cushion on the lead. In the end, Geison Moura’s goal overshadowed Adi Said’s heroics as a super sub and DPMM FC had to settle for a point.

The result meant that DPMM FC are now one point ahead of Tampines Rovers FC in the S•League. With three games left in the second round, DPMM FC must focus on their training as they have a three week break before the league commence.


Roy O’Donovan was just unlucky not to get a goal or two

Adi Said scored two goals but wasn’t enough to steal all three points

A minor scuffle that could have gone bad



Mum Bakery Cup 2014

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Mum Bakery Cup Preview 

I have been losing track of basketball for the past year or so. It really depends on my mood and lately I’ve been covering some of the exciting matches of the ongoing Mum Bakery Cup taking place at Batu Bersurat Basketball Court. Last night I caught three matches of which two of them are semi-final matches of the men’s division.

My predictions were almost correct and I won myself a wager against Winnie :p I predicted for a win by KYG Cougars but though it was a 15 point margin victory, the match was pretty close with EasyWay dominating in the first half. KYG Cougars were careless in the first half, giving away fouls pretty easily and also forced one of their import players No.99 John Rodney to sit out most of the second half because he picked four fouls in the first half alone. However, EasyWay wasn’t able to capitalise on the Cougars shortcomings as the Cougars’ bench players made a difference in the second half.

Much hype was given to EasyWay’s import player Raymond Canady and he sank in 31 points for EasyWay and it wasn’t enough as EasyWay lost 75-90 in the end. Canady almost scored half of EasyWay’s points and it’s pretty obvious that Easyway rely too much on Canady. Despite his 31 point effort, it was KYG Cougars No.88 Reil Gervantes who stole the show with his charismatic performance with 20 point, some important rebounds and assists. EasyWay had their chances with a slim lead by half time 43-14.

However, the 3rd quarter was the different story as KYG Cougars had a huge momentum scoring 25 points compared to EasyWay’s 13 points in that quarter alone. From that moment, I knew It won’t be an easy task for EasyWay to come back from the deficit. Now EasyWay will have to content for a 3rd placing play-offs against Westlake Tyre who lost against Dsunlit by 12 points in the other semi-finals.

Tonight do catch KYG Cougars vs Dsunlit in tonight’s final which will be estimated to be played at 7pm at the Batu Bersurat Basketball Court. Good luck to both teams. You can check out some of the videos I posted on instagram @ranoadidas


Raymond Canady of EasyWay had the biggest score of the night but couldn’t carry his team to the finals of the Mum Bakery Cup

Reil Gervantes of KYG Cougars won the battle between the two imports with his all-rounder game. Awesome performance!

The intensity of this match was from start to finish. I knew it was gonna be a heated match.

KYG Cougars No.99, another star import player, was celebrating from the bench when his teammates had a great run in the third quarter. Let’s hope he doesn’t foul too fast like last night.

It was such a packed crowd last night. People were struggling to find seats at the Batu Bersurat Court.

Ken Kho of Komala is managing Westlake Tyre who will now fight for 3rd/4th place in the tournament

Dsunlit was too strong for Westlake in the other semi-finals

I have so much heart for this team – Santonio Heat, formerly known as RA Rockettes and they will take on Koi Company and the winner of the match will win the Women’s division. Their match will happen today at 4pm at the Batu Bersurat Court

Santonio Heat in action against Hi Ti few days ago

Can Dudley and co get the victory today? Koi Company has many great players and a better depth squad which can make a lot of difference. This will be an interesting match indeed.

Last night Koi Company (with orange stripes) broke the century mark as they beat Falcons in the Women’s division. It was good to see their bench players having match time leading up to the big match this afternoon against Santonio Heat.


Preview: DPMM FC vs Hougang United FC

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DPMM FC to extend lead 

DPMM FC will take on Hougang United FC tomorrow night at the Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium. Finally the S•League has commenced after a long break due to cup matches. Tampines Rovers and the rest have caught up with DPMM FC winning their respective matches and now the pressure is back on league leaders DPMM FC to maintain or even increase the lead.

Tampines Rovers are now level on points with DPMM FC though DPMM FC can restore their lead soon tomorrow night. So do come and support DPMM FC tomorrow at the stadium and you can also stand a chance to win a ticket to KL and Jakarta sponsored by Royal Brunei Airlines.

What Steve Kean has to say for tomorrow’s match.

RA: How’s the intensity between the Singapore League Cup and (now back to the) S•League?

Steve Kean: “It’s a different intensity (the S•League and the Cup matches) and it’s good that we are back in the league now. We have a positive experience from the Singapore League Cup and we are looking forward to the next four games. But we don’t want to look far ahead and make sure we get the results tomorrow and hope a great game.

RA: Tampines Rovers are now same points with DPMM FC. Your thoughts?

Steve Kean: “Yes, they are on the same points but we are ahead on goal difference. That’s gonna happen usually at the end of the season that teams are gonna play before us and put the pressure on us. It’s not really about them but it is about us maintaining the standards. If we keep the standards, we can beat anybody.”

RA: Will any of the loaned players to HBT be featured in Sunday’s game?

Steve Kean: “It is a possibility that they are made available and the U-21 are playing against Sabah later and we gonna see if we can borrow some of them. Of course, when the competition starts for real, we are not gonna get them.”

RA: I realised the training has vastly improved over the season.

Steve Kean: “I said that on a number of occasions that you have the advantage to see them training live but the supporters will see the intensity, the technique, the passing. I think everyone has improved and this is a good thing as everyone wants to play and everyone is challenging for position.”

RA: Aiming for a big win or a clean sheet?

Steve Kean: “Just a win. At this stage, it’s all about getting wins, however it comes. It doesn’t matter if we just score one goal against any opposition. We always like to get a clean sheet but we will try to increase the intensity of the game really quick and control the game. In the cup competitions, we have at least 60% possession and we want to maintain that intensity and we will have a successful evening.


DPMM FC head coach Steve Kean’s training scheme has paid off over the months

DPMM FC players have gelled immensely as a unit, physically fitter and mentally prepared for challenges. I’ve noticed the difference in their training yesterday at the Jerudong Mini Stadium.

Both keepers of DPMM FC had a good training session.



Not so Raya Fever

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Popcorn Panel 

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Hari Raya (not-so) fever 

The usual common Raya words or quotes that I come across led to one thing – “It has been a quiet Raya”. Sometimes pictures don’t paint the whole story especially when I’m browsing through my instagram feeds. Perhaps it’s my generations of friends that are experiencing the same fate as I am. To be honest, I haven’t been celebrating Hari Raya. I have gave up on my 1st day Hari Raya ritual visits which have been customary for the past 30 plus years (ok, I’m that young :p).

This feeling of “Slow Raya” have been ongoing for the past few years. I have no theories to why this is so but at least the spirit is still there. This year alone, I only paid a visit to 7 houses in the past three days. The first day of Raya I opted to spend some “me” time and I really enjoyed that day itself. I could just drive here and there with ease and I spend some good time at the beach on Raya morning.

I can’t wait to join my family for Hari Raya in Singapore next week. It has been a while since I flew off. Two months to be exact. So it’s one of those periods where I will be outstation once again 😀

For those who wants to share your Hari Raya pictures here, you can email at ranoadidas(a)gmail.com and I can share them here 😀 Once again, Selamat Hari Raya and do drive safe and do eat proportionately.


Kinda of a small family reunion with my siblings at Azirah’s home. Love you guys and too bad I couldn’t catch up with the rest on that day since I left earlier. Great company and great food.

Thanks Kamila for the invitation and love the architecture of your cozy home. Catch up soon 😀

The Ajamain brothers. I’m craving for the nasi lemak *haha* Learnt some new things about what my Smart TV can do now 😀

We are almost colour coordinated. It’s always a ritual to pay the Abas a visit. This began all the way the 2001 and still going strong. Idham was one of my old time buddies where we would waste our precious time playing Pro Evo and Winning Eleven on every free time *lol* Those were the days.

A new place I visited for Raya at the Selamat’s. Apparently their home is just like 3 minutes from mine. Thank you Ewa for the invitation and you have friendly parents.

It was quite rare that I paid a visit during the day at the Jaafars and it happened yesterday. It was a great catch up session but sadly AJ68 wasn’t present as he was on duty.

Now the interesting part about my visit to the Jaafars was this particular Chili sauce. Apparently this is the 10th most spiciest Chili in the world and hence named Da’ Bomb. My friend who could tolerate spicy stuff had trouble dealing with Da’Bomb spiciness and she only took a tiny drop. She had to put ice cubes in her mouth to sooth the spiciness which spread to her tongue, gums, throat and lips. Yes, just from a tiny lil drop. That’s all it takes.

Love the cookies and as always the rendang 😀 Thank Fana for hosting once again and allowing me to charge my Mac Air there too *haha* Thanks also for donating some blood to JPMC.

Do help spread the word, peeps!! A relative of mine is in need of A+ blood.

Some of the people who donated their blood recently and thank you so much for saving lives and your contribution. The family members are truly appreciative of your kindness.

I have been receiving many Raya gifts and one surprising gesture was from Hui Chiet. Thank you so much for the chocolates.

What an awesome latte!! This was how I spent my 1st Raya night – chilling at Soffian’s crib and enjoying the coffee he made for me.

My first movie night at Cove Cinema (Soffian’s crib) and I finally managed to catch Rush. This is such an awesome movie from start to finish. Definitely gave me some adrenalin rush. Superb portrayal and acting. Verdict: 8/10

I spent my Hari Raya morning by the beach and it was such a perfect weather. How I wish every morning would be this cooling.

A great catching up bonding session with my bestie that morning. I’m also impressed that they managed to clean the Meragang beach too.

The best thing about Hari Raya is having good parking spaces especially at popular places such as Times Square area. I caught Dawn of the Planets of the Apes for the second time at Times Cineplex on the First Raya afternoon. There was a pretty decent crowd too.

One great thing about Hari Raya is the emptiness of the atrium at The Mall, Gadong. Nice Mickey Mouse :p

This was taken a day before Hari Raya. Leonard and Jackie were at the site where the tree fell due to strong winds and it disrupted the electricity cables around their neighborhood.

Good thing the Bomba was to the rescue and they managed to clear the tree after the incident.



DPMM FC chairman lifts trophy

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Crown Prince lifts trophy 


His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at Prime Minister’s Office and DPMM FC chairman during the doa blessing on the handover of the trophy

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at Prime Minister’s Office and DPMM FC chairman, was happy with DPMM FC’s progress so far this season. The Crown Prince showed his satisfaction over DPMM FC’s recent triumph during the Singapore League Cup where the club won its third Cup last week (after winning in 2009 and 2012).

The handover presentation took place last Monday as the Crown Prince received the trophy from DPMM FC vice-chairman YAM Pg Maharaja Setia Laila Diraja Sahibul Irshad Pg Anak Haji Abdul Rahim Pg Indera Mahkota Pg Anak (Dr) Kemaludin Al-Haj, DPMM FC head coach Steve Kean and DPMM FC manager Ali Momin.

All present during the handover was the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports and representatives from NFABD and also the sponsors of DPMM FC club and the management and players of DPMM FC at the Jerudong Mini Stadium.

Steve Kean aims at completing all three cups (Singapore League Cup, Singapore League and the Singapore Cup). For your info, Singapore League leaders DPMM FC are also in the semi-finals of the Singapore Cup.

DPMM FC will be taking on Hougang United FC this Sunday at 8pm at Hassanal Bolkiah Stadium. Let’s hope of them to extend their lead at the S•League. The visitors have proven to be a hard team to beat and unpredictable as well.


The handover of the Singapore League Cup over to the Crown Prince

His Royal Highness Prince Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, The Crown Prince was all smiles last Monday

Also in attendance were the representatives from the Ministry, NFABD and sponsors

Group photo with the Crown Prince

Representatives of some of the sponsors during the handover

DPMM FC players witnessing the handover

Sairol with the trophy




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