Dortmund turning on the charm in Singapore

With the Singapore Sports Hub now going full steam with events, Singapore sports enthusiasts are really benefitting from all the sports events that the world-class venue attracts. I strongly believe the stadium is how they got the Barclays Asia Trophy to Singapore.

But even before that could start, we have Borussia Dortmund yesterday coming into town for a press conference and I was down at Fullerton to cover them for Agence France-Presse. The best part is that they were not even going to play in Singapore! Their next match is in Johor, Malaysia against JDT and yet they chose to stay in Singapore… says a lot doesn’t it?

The players and officials were clearly going on the charm offensive and seemed very relaxed throughout the press conference. Had some pretty interesting quotes from the two players that were answering questions at the presser — Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels (both Manchester United targets)

You can check out my full story for AFP here.


Posted on July 7, 2015 in Football, News, Places, Sports

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