Friday, February 11, 2011

Rams not in the S-league to make up numbers

New Woodlands Wellington coach R.Balasubramaniam, who took over the coaching reins from A. Shasi Kumar, believed the Northern club is not in the S-league to make up the number and they will proved themselves worthy.

This come after the Rams worst season in history with them rooted to the bottom of the table and winning only 3 of their matches in the league.

R. Balasubramaniam stress the magnitude of the northern outfit’s sweeping changes since then; from the club management all the way to the coaching and playing staff.

“We have a new management, coaches and players this season, so we hope the public would give us time to develop and improve ourselves,” said the 37-year-old.

“Our visions of the club for this season are to improve our performances in the S.League, as well as for the Woodlands players to be more involved in community work.”

Only five players were retained from last season ill-fated campaign and the quintet are fullback Sahairi Ramri, midfielders Shahri Musa and Syed Karim, utility man Azlan Alipah and new skipper Sazali Salleh.

And the club have make additions whom he believed will strengthen the team as they signed Jalal, from the Bulls, Goh Swee Swee and Han Yiguang, from the Tigers and most importantly their new foreigners - Brazilian forward Leonardo Alexio da Costa, Lebanese defender Munier Raychouni, UK defender Graham Tatters and Canadian defender Adrian Butters - acquisitions.

He believed they are a class above last season batch.

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