The RWS Football team has made it FIVE in a row.
After a four-month competition and eight matches, the team emerged as champion of the 36th SHA Inter-Hotel Soccer Tournament, narrowly beating Marina Mandarin Singapore in the finals 1 – 0.
Interestingly, Marina Mandarin missed a penalty in the final minute of the match, thus sealing their fate.
RWS’s Mohammad Salleh Bin Ramli won the Man of the Match.
Here’s the team’s journey to the championship.
|Date||Home Team||Score||Away Team|
|14 March||Resorts World Sentosa||5 vs 0||W S’pore – Sentosa Cove|
|19 March||Resorts World Sentosa||11 vs 0||One Farrer Hotel & Spa|
|4 April||Regent S’pore||0 vs 1||Resorts World Sentosa|
|16 April||Mandarin Orchard S’pore||0 vs 4||Resorts World Sentosa|
|30 April||Resorts World Sentosa||3 vs 0||Holiday Inn S’pore Atrium|
|Resorts World Sentosa||3 vs 1||Marina Bay Sands|
|Carlton Hotel Singapore||1 vs 2||Resorts World Sentosa|
|Resorts World Sentosa||1 vs 0||Marina Mandarin Singapore|
It wasn’t all smooth sailing though. The match against Regent Singapore during the early stages was a close call. Head Coach Sam Ahmat says, “Lucky to win.”
|Head Coach||Sam Ahmat|
|Goalkeeper||Mohammed Shaffiq, Tengku Nurazlan Shah|
|Striker||Mohamad Farhan, Mohamed Ashik|
|Mid-Fielder||Maraidi, Kamil Firdaus, Muhammad Hanafi, Lee Tse Yang, Mohamad Hafizuddin, Zul Padli, Nuransary, Razaleigh|
|Defender||Ahmad Zul, Mohammad Salleh, Muhammad Nur Halik|
|Match Official||Azmi Bin Ahmad|
Congratulations to the players and team.
Score info and photos by Jasmine Teo