October Fixtures Amended

Our upcoming fixtures have been rescheduled as follows:

  1. The game against Brunei DPMM, previously scheduled for the 21st of October,Wednesday, has been brought forward to the 20th of October, Tuesday. The venue remains the same at Hougang Stadium.
  2. The game against Geylang International, previously scheduled for the 26th of October, Monday, has been brought forward to 23rd October, Friday. The venue has also shifted from Bedok Stadium to Jalan Besar Stadium.
  3. The game against Warriors, previously scheduled for the 30th of October, Friday, has been brought forward to the 26th of October, Monday. The venue has changed from Jalan Besar Stadium to Choa Chu Kang Stadium.

Kick off remains the same at 7:30 pm for all the above matches. Our next game, an away match with Tampines Rovers, have not been affected.

Hougang United will now be playing four games in the period of ten days. In summary, our schedule for the rest of the month is as follows:

17th October: TRFC vs HGFC, Jurong West Stadium
20th October: HGFC vs DPMM, Hougang Stadium
23rd October: GIFC vs HGFC, Jalan Besar Stadium
26th October: WRFC vs HGFC, Choa Chu Kang Stadium

2015.10.01 HGFC vs CYL Match Review

2015.10.01 HGFC vs CYL 3Hougang United and Young Lions both came from behind in an entertaining contest as they played out a 2:2 draw at Hougang Stadium on the 1st of October. The match had been postponed from the previous night due to the ongoing haze enveloping the country but on this night, the haze only delayed the kick off from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

And what a kick off it was. Within 12 seconds, Nurhilmi Jasni had given the Cheetahs the lead. There had been only three pases before the shot at goal. The Young Lions responded following the interval with another quick goal, this time by Afiq Noor. Shameer Aziq then gave the visitors the lead just a few minutes later only for Nurhilmi to equalize with a header.

The two teams had entered this match hoping to gain a 3 points advantage over the other but at the final whistle, they found themselves still level on points in the S.League table with the Cheetahs ahead on goal difference.

The Line Ups

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No changes upfront but a number of changes at the back.

Head coach Salim Moin made three changes from the side that lost 0:1 to Home United two weeks earlier. In the absence of an injured Fairoz Hasan, Fazli Jaffar returned to the starting eleven for the first time in four games. Right back Faizal Amir made his first appearance since receiving a red card in the 0:1 win over Harimau Muda at Melacca. To accommodate Faizal’s return, Delwinder Singh shifted from right back to centre back. This was only the second time that Delwinder had partnered Kunihiro Yamashita at the back. The previous occasion was in the same game against Harimau Muda in mid-August.

For the Young Lions, joint top scorer Jordan Webb made his first appearance after sitting out two games through suspension while centre midfielder Nur Na’iim Ishak made his first start since their 0:2 loss to Home United in July. Ammirul Emmran also made a return to the starting line up after sitting out their previous game on the bench. One notable absence for the development side was another of their joint top scorer Adam Swandi, who had been called up for national service. The third joint top scorer, Amy Recha, had already enlisted a few weeks earlier.

First Half

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Carlos Delgado had two assists in the game. Photo Credit: S.League

The game exploded to life right from the start as Hougang United grabbed the lead in just 12 seconds from the whistle. Vuk Sotirovic had kicked off the ball to Diego Gama, who delivered a back pass to Carlos Delgado. From a distance, the Argentinian playmaker struck a long through pass to Nurhilmi, who pulled clear of a napping Young Lions backline. The Cheetahs’ captain bypassed an advancing Syazwan Buhari before slotting the ball into the net.

Vuk had two opportunities to double the lead. He shook off two markers in the 7th minute but his effort from the edge of the box was wide by mere inches. 15 minutes later, Nurhilmi found Vuk unmarked and clear but Syazwan did well to intercept and parry the Serbian’s shot.

Fazli Jaffar had a crack at goal too from a free kick won by Vuk but the left midfielder’s shot was comfortably collected by the Young Lions custodian. Diego’s effort from another set piece was wide off the post.

Second Half

With one touch of the ball, Jordan turned a pass from Farhan Rahmat into a lob for Safirul Sulaiman. Afforded space and time, Safirul was able to struck a cross that found Shameer, who in turn delivered a lob to Afiq Noor right in the middle of the box. Surrounded by four Cheetahs but none close enough to him, Afiq’s right footed shot found the back of the net and the Young Lions were level within a minute after the interval.

Three minutes later, they were a goal ahead. From the middle of the field, Jordan played a pass to Fadli Kamis before receiving the ball back as he raced down the right flank, speeding ahead of a tracking Fazli. Cutting inwards on the touchline, Jordan delivered a pass to Shameer. Four Cheetahs were in the box ball watching and oblivious to the presence of Shameer – or for that matter, Nur Na’iima as well. With a low shot that evaded Ridhuan at the near post, Shameer secured his third goal in as many games and he has now joined level with Jordan, Adam and Amy as the Young Lions’ top scorer.

Both Jordan and Shameer had an opportunity to break clear as their team’s outright top scorer in the 56th minute. After receiving a cross from the right, Jordan struck the near post while Shameer’s effort from the rebound blazed above the crossbar.

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Nurhilmi Jasni celebrates scoring the equalizer, the second of his two goals in the game. Photo credit: S.League

The two goals prompted Salim to replace Lau Meng Meng with Faiz Salleh. This was Faiz’s first appearance since he was injured in the 4:0 defeat to Home United in mid-May – the last of the Cheetahs’ winless streak at the start of the season. Since then, the team had not lost twice in a row and just as it appeared as if they were about to do so in this match, Vuk produced a moment of magic from out of nowhere. Not a flashy move but an industrious one. For nearly ten seconds, he held the ball up on his own, twisting and turning to keep the ball from Amirul Adli and then Afiq as well. Vuk’s hold up skills even attracted a third Young Lions, Farhan, to approach. All that attention on Vuk resulte in Carlos being unmarked in close proximity. One pass later and Carlos was able to deliver a cross to Nurhilmi, who headed into goal to get his brace and the Cheetahs’ equalizer.

Nurhilmi was forced off the field early in the 82nd minute after getting a muscle cramp during a chaotic goalmouth scramble in the Young Lions box but he had already done enough. The captain has now scored his third goal in as many games – and rather strikingly, Nurhilmi has been the only goalscorer for Hougang United in all three of those games. The feat is even more remarkable given that he had previously netted only once in his 22 games of the season.

Hougang United will next play Tampines Rovers on the 17th of October at Jurong West Stadium.

Hougang United: Ridhuan Barudin, Faizal Amir, Kunihiro Yamashita, Delwinder Singh, Lau Meng Meng (Faiz Salleh 55′), Nurhilmi Jasni (C) (Ruzaini Zainal 82′), Carlos Delgado, Atsushi Shimono, Fazli Jaffar (Muhaymin Salim 70′), Diego Gama, Vuk Sotirovic

Courts Young Lions: Syazwan Buhari (C), Fadli Kamis, Amirul Adli, M. Anumanthan, Farhan Rahmat (Sherif El-Masri 76′), Ammirul Emmran, Afiq Mat Noor, Shameer Aziq (Suria Prakash 69′), Jordan Webb, Saifirul Sulaiman, Nur Na’iim Ishak (Shahfiq Ghani 67′)

Video credit: S.League

HGFC vs CYL Postponed

The league match between Hougang United and Courts Young Lions have been called off due to the haze. It will be replayed on the next day, the 1st of October, Thursday. The venue remains the same at Hougang Stadium and kick off will be at 7:30 pm – unless affected by the haze again, of course.

2015.09.30 HGFC vs CYL Match Preview

2015.09.30 HGFC vs CYL 1Weather permitting, Hougang United and the Young Lions will square off at Hougang Stadium on Wednesday, the 30th of September. The season’s final meeting between the two sides had already been pushed back from its original schedule on the 13th of September due to the country’s general election. Now the ongoing haze affecting the nation threatens to derail the rescheduled fixture.

The Cheetahs have already seen their previous match postponed due to the haze. The guidelines, as set by the Football Association of Singapore, is that a match will be called off if the National Environment Agency’s Pollution Standard Index average for a three hours period is above 300 at 5:00 pm, above 200 between 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm, or above 150 at 9:00 pm. No match can last finished later than 11:30 pm.

Both Hougang United and the Young Lions will be heading into their match on the back of defeats – a narrow 0:1 loss to Home United for the former and a 1:3 loss to Tampines Rovers for the latter. The previous time the Young Lions lost by a 1:3 scoreline, it was at the hands of Hougang United back in July. Following that defeat though, the development bounced back with an impressive 0:2 away win over title contenders Warriors. Coincidentally, the last time Hougang United played at Hougang Stadium back in early August was their 4:1 upset victory over Warriors.

Jordan Webb will be making his return to the Young Lions after sitting out their previous two games through suspension. In his absence, Shameer Aziq has stepped up to the plate and scored two goals in as many matches – the first time a Young Lion has scored in consecutive games this season. The goals weren’t enough to overturn defeats though and Jordan’s return could prove instrumental in turning their results around. He has attempted and completed more challenges, dribbles, key passes and crosses per game than any of his teammates. He has also provided the team’s highest number of assists with 4 and is their joint top scorer – alongside Adam Swandi and Amy Recha – with 3 goals.

Adam will not feature against Hougang United – nor, indeed, in any other match this season as he has been enlisted for national service. With his side’s second best figures in challenges, dribles, key passes, crosses and tackles per game, he would undoubtedly be missed by the Young Lions.

The Cheetahs will also be missing a key figure in the form of Fairoz Hasan. The midfielder had sustained a partial ligament tear on his left knee during the game against Home United. Alongside Nurhilmi Jasni, Fairoz has been one of only two players to have appeared in every competitive game this year for Hougang United and his absence will be significantly felt. Nonetheless, the team will aim to remain undefeated against the Young Lions this season. The last time they had achieved this feat was back in 2010. With both teams currently level on points after playing the same number of matches, a win would be vital to give either side a 3 points cushion over the other as they vie to move up the table.

Hougang United F.C. vs Courts Young Lions
2015 Great Eastern Yeo’s S.League
30th September 2015, Friday
7:30 pm, Hougang Stadium

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Rescheduled Fixture

Hougang United’s match against Geylang International has been rescheduled for the 26th of October, Monday. The venue has also been shifted from Jalan Besar Stadium to the Eagle’s home ground, Bedok Stadium. Kick off remains at 7:30 pm.

The rescheduled match will take place after Hougang United’s meeting with Tampines Rovers and Brunei DPMM following the two weeks international break at the start of October.

Our next game will be against the Young Lions on Wednesday, the 30th of September, at Hougang Stadium.

Match Postponement

Due to the ongoing haze, tonight’s match between Geylang International and Hougang United at Jalan Besar Stadium has been postponed to a date yet to be determined. We will provide an update on the rescheduled fixture as soon as possible.

2015.09.25 GIFC vs HGFC Match Preview

2015.09.25 GIFC vs HGFC 1If one were inclined to be superstitious, one could almost believe a curse had shifted from Hougang United to Geylang International when the two sides met back in May. It was the Eagles that the Cheetahs defeated for their first victory of the season after ten games without a win. Now Geylang International could match that dubious record of ten winless games in the league if they fail to defeat Hougang United when the two sides meet again for the fourth and final time this season at Jalan Besar Stadium on Friday evening.

In truth, the Eagles’ poor form actually began after their League Cup semi-finals knockout at the hands of eventual champions Albirex Niigata in July. That was the start of a stretch that saw them losing seven in eight games, the sole exception being a narrow win over Global F.C. in a Singapore Cup tie. Unfortunately for the Eagles, Filipino side Global F.C. – who had already knocked out Hougang United earlier in the same tournament – overturned that deficit in the second leg with a 1:4 drubbing over their hosts.

However, two consecutive draws in their last two matches suggests that Geylang International might have begun to arrest their bad run. The narrative will ultimately depend on the game on Friday. Defeat the Cheetahs and the draws will represent the start of a turnaround in form. Lose again and the draws would be regarded as a mere continuance of their winless streak in the league.

Despite their poor form, the Eagles remain a formidable threat in attack with seven goals scored in their last six games. Three of those goals were from their top scorer Jozef Kaplan, who has scored 10 goals in the league and 14 in all competition. It is an indication of the Slovak’s impressive skills that he’s the joint fourth top scorer in the league despite playing for a team that currently sits at the bottom of the table.

With 9 goals in all competition, Bruno Castanheira is another key player for the Cheetahs to watch out for. The Brazilian-Japanese forward has remained something of a cup specialist though with 6 of his goals scored in 7 cup matches. He has yet to score in the League since May and would undoubtedly be looking to rectify that soon.

As for Hougang United, the buzzword of late has been inconsistency. The team has alternated between winning, drawing and losing in their last ten games. Not once since the League Cup have they repeated one game’s result in the next. No two wins in a row. No two draws in a row. And no two losses in a row either. Their last game was a narrow defeat to Home United so if this pattern of inconsistency holds, expect the Cheetahs to emerge with a point or all three.

Geylang International F.C. vs Hougang United F.C.
2015 Great Eastern Yeo’s S.League
25th September 2015, Friday
7:30 pm, Jalan Besar Stadium

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Match Review: HGFC vs HUFC, 17th September 2015

2015.09.17 HGFC vs HUFC 2The third round of the 2015 S.League competition has begun for Hougang United in the same manner as the second round – with a defeat to Home United. This time though, the match was not a one-sided thrashing but a tightly contested affair with just one goal to separate the two sides.

The game had appeared to be heading in the direction of a goalless draw when an uncharacteristic mistake from captain Nurhilmi Jasni gave the Protectors a penalty kick in the 63rd minute of the game. Ken Ilso duly delivered from the spotkick to extend his side’s unbeaten run to 10 games. Including injury time, Home United has now gone over 400 minutes in all competitions without conceding a goal.

The Line Ups

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For the second game in a row, the same eleven started for the Cheetahs.

There were no changes to Hougang United’s starting line-up from the side that drew 1:1 with Albirex Niigata (S) twenty days prior. Among the substitutes on the bench though was Faiz Salleh, who had been sidelined for the team’s previous 13 games due to injury. His last match was the 4:0 loss to Home United at the start of the second round in mid-May.

Home United likewise had Noh Rahman sitting on the bench for the first time since he was injured back in March. The veteran defender has missed 18 games for the Protectors with Prime League centreback Rajandran Aaravin filling in for his absence. With Aaravin now facing an injury himself, head coach Phillipe Aw elected to field another Prime League player Shahrin Saberin to partner Abdil Qaiyyim in defence instead of rushing Noh Rahman back into action.

There were no such concerns for defensive midfielder Song Ui Young, who made his first start for the side in two months after missing seven games through injury. Left back Sirina Camara was suspended for this game while wide midfielder Ambroise Begue was a surprise omission from the starting line-up with his replacement, Imran Sahib, starting only his second game for the Protectors and his first since early April.

First Half

The game’s first shot at goal came early in the 2nd minute when a cut back cross from Azhar Sairudin found an unmarked Song at the edge of the penalty box. The Korean’s shot was headed away by Kunihiro Yamashita for a corner that came to nothing.

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The Cheetahs’ starting line. Photo credit: S.League

The Cheetahs had their first shot in the 10th minute when a pin point cross delivered by Vuk Sotirovic found Nurhilmi inside the box. The ensuing header was safely collected by Home United’s custodian Shahril Jantan. Vuk then tried two long distance strikes in the subsequent minute – one in open play that went wide and the other from a free kick that was saved. That free kick was a result of Nurhilmi receiving a high boot to his face. No card was produced for that foul despite the visible marks on his face.

After receiving treatment, Nurhilmi was able to resume playing but the same could not be said for Fairoz Hasan. After enduring an awkward fall, he was stretchered off to the sidelines for treatment. He gamely returned to the field but was back on the ground within seconds, signalling to the bench that he was unable to continue. Forced to make an early substitution after just 20 minutes, Salim Moin opted to replace Fairoz with Fareez Farhan.

Ridhuan Barudin performed admirably to deny Home United from breaking the deadlock. At the 24th minute mark, he parried a low shot from Ilso after the striker had received a lob through ball from Song. Four minutes later, Ridhuan made a vital interception to deny Azhar the ball after the latter had played a one-two with Ilso.

Second Half

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Despite Vuk Sotirovic’s efforts, the Protectors were able to hold on for their narrow win. Photo credits: S.League

Hougang United had struck the side netting five minutes before the interval – and they did so again five minutes after the resumption of play. The former was a low shot from Sotirovic after the Serbian had shook off his marker Juma’at Jantan inside the 18 yard box. The latter was a half-volley by Diego Gama at the end of a short lob from Nurhilmi.

Those narrow misses were soon rued when the referee awarded Home United a penalty kick in the 63rd minute. Ken Ilso had received a long ball in a dangerous area but with Kunihiro and Tengku Mushahdad closely providing cover and Ilso facing away from goal, there was little need for Nurhilmi to put his right foot in and the harsh consequence of tripping Ilso was quickly felt when the Dane scored from the resulting spot kick. His shot to the left was just beyond the reach of Ridhuan, who had dove the correct way.

The Cheetahs unsurprisingly piled on the pressure thereafter with Kunihiro moving up the field to bolster the attack while Salim brought on Fazli Jaffar and Taufiq Ghani to replace Carlos Delgado and Fareez respectively. The changes made no difference to the outcome of the game as the Protectors held steady with Shahril making two saves to deny Sotirovic – the first from a long distance direct free kick shot and the second an impressive reflective save with his knees in the 77th minute.

Hougang United will next play Geylang International on the 25th of September, Friday, at Jalan Besar Stadium.

Hougang United: Ridhuan Barudin, Delwinder Singh, Tengku Mushadad, Kunihiro Yamashita, Lau Meng Meng, Nurhilmi Jasni (C), Carlos Delgado (Fazli Jaffar 72′), Atsushi Shimono, Fairoz Hasan (Fareez Farhan 20′, Taufiq Ghani 84′), Diego Gama, Vuk Sotirovic

Home United: Shahril Jantan, Ang Zhiwei, Abdil Qaiyyim, Shahrin Saberin, Juma’at Jantan (C), Imran Sahib (Ambroise Begue 55′), Yasir Hanapi, Song Uiyong, Azhar Sairudin (Stanely Ng 78′), Kamel Ramdani, Ken Ilso

Match Preview: HGFC vs HUFC, 17th September 2015

2015.09.17 HGFC vs HUFC 1Twenty days since their previous match, Hougang United will finally get to resume their 2015 S.League campaign when they face off against Home United at Jalan Besar Stadium on Thursday evening – weather permitting, of course. The ongoing haze enveloping the country has already affected the competition with two matches postponed, including Home United’s prior scheduled meeting with Geylang International on Monday night. The Cheetahs too have been affected with a postponed game though their Sunday bout against the Young Lions had been pushed to the end of the month because of the nation’s general election.

Home United has endured a topsy turvy season. After starting relatively well with 1 win and 3 draws in their first four games, they came apart after key players Ken Ilso and Noh Rahman suffered injuries. In their first game without the two players, they were thrashed 1:4 by Warriors. In reaction, head coach Philippe Aw adopted a 3:4:3 formation, which initially seemed to pay dividends as they won their next game 3:1 over Balestier Khalsa. That turned out to be a false dawn though as the team went out on a bad run of form with four losses in their next six games. Their only win during this sequence was a 4:0 win over Hougang United – ironically, their highest margin of victory this season.

The League Cup saw them dropping the 3:4:3 formation with Ken Ilso returning from injury and Prime League centreback R. Aaravin entrusted to partner Abdil Qaiyyim in Noh Rahman’s continued absence. They still lost their first game, a 2:0 defeat by Albirex in the cup tournament, but that too turned out to be another false dawn as they subsequently embarked on a remarkable turnaround in form. In the 9 games since that loss, the Protectors have won five games and drawn four times. They had gone from losing 6 out of 9 games to being undefeated in their next 9 games. And this good run had occurred despite further losses in key personnel. Redzwan Atan and Song-Ui Young both suffered injuries that have kept them out of action since July while the likes of Abdil, Fazli Ayob, Yasir Hanapi and Sirina Camara have missed matches through suspensions. The latter will miss the game against Hougang United.

Their top scorer, Ilso, has contributed 7 goals and 7 assists in 14 matches across all competition, thus averaging either a goal or an assist every 90 minutes. Former Cheetah playmaker Azhar Sairudin has solidify his place in the starting eleven during the team’s undefeated run and he now stands as their second highest scorer with 6 goals and 1 assist.

For Hougang United, that 4:0 loss to the Protectors proved to be a turning point as they subsequently won their first match of the season in their very next game. An overhaul followed during the mid-season transfer window and the team’s form has subsequently improved over the league’s second round. The Cheetahs will undoubtedly be looking towards getting some measure of revenge when they face Home United for the very last time this season.

Hougang United F.C. vs Home United F.C.
2015 Great Eastern Yeo’s S.League
17th September 2015, Thursday
7:30 pm, Jalan Besar Stadium

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HGFC Review: S.League Second Round

With the S.League on a short hiatus due to the general elections, we take a look back at our team’s progress in the second round of the competition.

Hougang United has played a total of 23 games thus far this year – 18 in the league and five in the cup competitions. The second round of the league saw the Cheetahs winning four games, drawing twice and losing thrice, a marked improvement to the team’s performance in the first round when they were only able to secure four draws while enduring five losses.

The second round did not began well though with a 4:0 drubbing by Home United. Prior losses had been by slim margins. This one though was a humiliation. From that low point in the season though, the team quickly rebounded and finally secured their first win in their next game, a hard fought 1:0 victory over Geylang International.


The team has only lost two league games since Tengku Mushahdad joined the starting eleven.

That first win also saw Tengku Mushahdad making his first appearance for the Cheetahs. His promotion to the starting eleven might have quietly made the most difference to the side. Boasting the highest rate of interception in the team, Tengku’s presence has undoubtedly played a part in halving his team’s rate of losses from 60% to 30%.

The end of May saw the S.League going on a break for two months as the cup competitions took centre stage. Hougang United were knocked out in extra time from the Singapore Cup by Global F.C. It proved to be a turning point as the club embarked on a wholesale change to the squad, replacing five players with six new signings, including three former Cheetahs in Carlos Delgadgo, Diego Gama, and Fazli Jaffar. The changes had an immediate impact in the League Cup tournament as Hougang United stunned the defending champions Brunei DPMM with an upset 1:0 win. Two of the new signings had combined for the winning goal with Carlos providing the assist for Serbian striker Vuk Sotirovic.


Japanese centreback Kunihiro Yamashita has been a pillar at the back – and the team’s top scorer upfront.

Successive draws with Geylang International and Singapore Recreation Club were enough to qualify Hougang United for the League Cup’s semi-finals where they were knocked out 3:2 by Balestier Khalsa. In the seven games since the 4:0 loss to Home United, the Cheetahs had fielded five different centreback combinations, including a short lived experiment with a back three. The resumption of the S.League competition in July saw a previously injured Kunihiro Yamashita partnering Tengku Mushahdad for the first time. This partnership has since remained a constant in the side’s line-up.

A 1:3 win over the Young Lions was followed by 0:3 loss to Tampines Rovers. An impressive 1:1 away draw with Brunei DPMM led to a 4:1 win over Warriors before the team came crashing down again with a 3:2 loss to bogey team Balestier Khalsa. Hougang United has thus far lost all five matches to Balestier Khalsa and Tampines Rovers. On the other hand, the Cheetahs have maintained an undefeated record against the Young Lions, Harimau Muda and Geylang International this year with draws in the first round followed by wins in the second round. That second round concluded with a 0:1 win over Harimau Muda and a commendable 1:1 draw with title contenders Albirex Niigata.

Kunihiro Yamashita remains our top scorer with 6 goals in 18 appearances but Vuk Sotirovic is close on his heels. The Serbian striker has scored 5 goals in 737 minutes across 8 games, averaging a goal every 147 minutes. He has also contributed an assist. Argentinian playmaker Carlos Delgado has the most number of assists in our team with five. He has also scored a goal.


Nurhilmi Jasni captains the side and has played the most minutes among his teammates.

Among our local players, Nurhilmi Jasni has provided 4 assists – only behind Carlos – and 2 goals. Nurhilmi is one of only two players who has featured in every game this season for the Cheetahs. The other, Fairoz Hassan, has also scored twice. Goalkeeper Ridhuan Barudin and left-midfielder Fareez Farhan are next in the appearance stakes, both featuring in 19 out of 23 games.

The third round of the S.League will kick off tonight when Albirex Niigata take on Tampines Rovers at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Hougang United though will have to wait until the 17th of September before their next match when they face Home United at the same venue. Ties with Geylang International and the Young Lions follow before a formidable run against Tampines Rovers, Brunei DPMM, Warriors and Balestier Khalsa. Following a final home game with Harimau Muda, the Cheetahs’ 2015 campaign will conclude with an away match against Albirex Niigata.