Football: Fearless Lions must roar again

On the pitch, the play was passionate, positive and fearless, and the footballers stepped up to take charge instead of relying on a few key leaders.

Not only did Tatsuma Yoshida's Lions impress fans in their recent two World Cup qualifiers – a 2-2 draw with 142nd-ranked Yemen and a 2-1 win over 102nd-ranked Palestine – Hariss Harun and Co also earned the praise of all the former Singapore internationals The Straits Times spoke to yesterday.

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