Once unfairly regarded as the villain of Malaysian football, Darren Lok is finally feeling the love. And in more ways than one.
Sabah are through to the ASEAN Zone semifinals of the 2023-24 AFC Cup but coach Ong Kim Swee hopes that will not be simply as far as they go.
Although he's only ever coached Malaysian teams, Sabah's Ong Kim Swee will interestingly enough be in familiar surroundings in Singapore on Thursday.
Hougang United will have no shortage of motivation when they take on Sabah. Not when their AFC Cup hopes -- and bragging rights -- are on the line.
After making history in the AFC Champions League last season, JDT will now have to overcome the setback of an early group-stage elimination this year.