Datuk Ong Kim Swee, head coach of Sabah FC, said that although the Singaporean team faced a different atmosphere playing on natural grass compared to the artificial grass in Singapore, it was not an obstacle for the visitors to play well. In a match against Hougang United in the opening match of the AFC Cup 2023/24 Group Stage Group H at Likas Stadium, Kota Kinabalu, tomorrow night.
He said that he also did not take advantage easily in terms of players, whereas Sabah FC had several experienced players at higher levels, especially in international tournaments.
“Every match is different, especially in the AFC Cup. Even though they are playing in Singapore on an artificial pitch, I believe they have been together for a long time, and we must not take it easy.” OKS said in pre-match press conference today.
He said that he also did not take advantage easily in terms of players, where Sabah FC also had several experienced players at higher levels, especially in international tournaments.
“However, we have to focus on one match at a time, which is important to ensure we don’t think too far because there are many more matches we need to go through besides the AFC Cup,”
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