Your ‘ABCD’ Guide to a Slim & Healthy Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and its time where many of us let loose and begin feasting to our hearts’ content. Did you know that according to a study done by the New England Journal of Medicine, an Australian gains on average ~1.5kg over the Christmas period? So if you’re looking to avoid making meaningless New Year’s resolutions involving your weight in 2016, here’s … Continue reading Your ‘ABCD’ Guide to a Slim & Healthy Christmas

WCQ/ACQ: November Round-Up

Thoughts on the Syria game Two days have passed and it seems like my heart is still recovering from what it was put through in the dying minutes of the match against Syria. There were a few surprises in Bernd Stange’s line-up, which included new boy Christopher van Huizen replacing Faris Ramli, Zulfahmi Arifin in centre midfield and Safuwan Baharudin acting as a make-shift striker. … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ: November Round-Up

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Syria

2018 World Cup/2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers National Stadium, Tuesday 17 November 2015, 8pm Reflections on the Japan game Predictably, Singapore were unable to repeat the feat of holding Japan to a draw, after Mu Kanazaki, Keisuke Honda and Maya Yoshida put 3 past Izwan, in what was a clinical display by the Samurai Blue. The Japanese were faster, stronger and sharper in all departments and … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Syria

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Japan

2018 World Cup/2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers National Stadium, Thursday 12 November 2015, 7.15pm Squad Selection Goalkeepers: Hassan Sunny (Army United), Izwan Mahbud (LionsXII), Zaiful Nizam (Balestier Khalsa) Defenders: Nazrul Nazari, Faritz Hameed, Madhu Mohana, Shakir Hamzah, (LionsXII), Baihakki Khaizan (JDT II), Amirul Adli (Courts Young Lions), Shaiful Esah (Tampines Rovers) Midfielders:  Safuwan Baharudin, Izzdin Shafiq, Zulfahmi Arifin, Faris Ramli, Christopher van Huizen, Hafiz Sujad (LionsXII), Safirul … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Japan

Here’s Why Using Your Phone Before Bedtime Can Harm You!

If you have been using your phone constantly at night before bedtime, you have to read this! Parents, please do not let your children use their phones just before they sleep! Long before humans had artificial lighting, we were met with darkness once the sun sets. Today, we are surrounded with artificial light emitting devices. It is perfectly normal according to social norms to watch television, movies and use the computer just before we sleep. However, that … Continue reading Here’s Why Using Your Phone Before Bedtime Can Harm You!

Lessons from the Game Against Cambodia – World Cup / Asian Cup Qualifiers

Review of Cambodia Game So it was 2 matches in the space of 6 days, and Singapore earned the maximum 6 points we targeted, with a 1-0 win over Afghanistan, and a 2-1 win over Cambodia. Starting line-up vs Cambodia. (cr: Eleven Sports Network) There were major changes to the line-up on Tuesday against Cambodia, with key players Hariss Harun and Safuwan Baharudin reclaiming their spots … Continue reading Lessons from the Game Against Cambodia – World Cup / Asian Cup Qualifiers

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Cambodia

Reflections on the Afghanistan Victory  It was 3 points in the bag for our Lions against Afghanistan on Thursday, in front of a crowd size that would have more appropriately filled the Jalan Besar Stadium. (Official figures put it as 7128, but it felt more like 5000). By no means was it a comfortable 1-0 victory. In fact, the Lions probably should have lost the contest, … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Cambodia

Say Goodbye to Lower Back Pain With These Tips.

The reason why you are reading this is likely because you are suffering from a lower back pain / ache of some sort. Do not worry, you are not alone, 80% of adults will experience some form of lower back pain in their lives. While this article will not be sufficient to serve as a proper diagnosis, it could possibly shed some light on what you … Continue reading Say Goodbye to Lower Back Pain With These Tips.

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Afghanistan

Squad Selection Singapore‘s squad for the upcoming WCQ/ACQ qualifiers has been announced by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). Goalkeepers: Hassan Sunny (Army United), Izwan Mahbud (LionsXII), Zaiful Nizam (Balestier Khalsa) Defenders: Faritz Hameed, Madhu Mohana, Shakir Hamzah, Hafiz Sujad (LionsXII), Baihakki Khaizan (JDT II), Amirul Adli (Courts Young Lions), Shaiful Esah (Tampines Rovers) Midfielders: Nazrul Nazari, Safuwan Baharudin, Izzdin Shafiq, Zulfahmi Arifin, Faris Ramli, Christopher van Huizen … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Afghanistan

Why we should get behind Singapore in the World Cup 2018 Qualification campaign

“Singapore” and “World Cup”. They’re not exactly like peanut butter and chocolate, are they? It was 1998, when then PM Goh Chok Tong, during his National Day Rally speech, set a goal and objective for Singapore to be in the 2010 World Cup. 17 years later, not only are we past the 2010 World Cup, we have even seen the 2014 edition of it come … Continue reading Why we should get behind Singapore in the World Cup 2018 Qualification campaign