Press Releases ● Oct 26, 2016
White Swans Crowned 2016 Great Eastern-Yeo‚Äôs S.league Champions
SINGAPORE, 26 OCTOBER 2016: Albirex Niigata FC (S) were tonight officially crowned 2016 Great Eastern-Yeo‚Äôs S.League champions at Jalan Besar Stadium, after the final match of the league season ‚Äì coincidentally against league runners-up and their RHB Singapore Cup Final opponents Tampines Rovers FC. The match ended 5-1 in favour of the Stags.
After the final whistle, FAS President Zainudin Nordin presented Albirex Niigata FC (S) with the S.League trophy and winners‚Äô medals, along with the cash prize of $250,000. First runners-up Tampines were also presented with their medals and their cash prize of $125,000.
Both teams were not the only prize recipients, as the top three teams of the Prime League tournament also received their medals at half-time. Home United FC went home with the Champions‚Äô Trophy, while Warriors FC finished as the first runner-up and the National Football Academy Under-18 Team came in third.
Over at Toa Payoh Stadium, S.League CEO Lim Chin presented Brunei DPMM FC with their medals and cash prize for claiming the second runner-up spot in the 2016 Great Eastern-Yeo‚Äôs S.League, after their match against hosts Balestier Khalsa FC which ended 2-0 to Balestier.
2016 Great Eastern-Yeo‚Äôs S.League
Champions: Albirex Niigata (S) FC
1st Runner-up: Tampines Rovers FC
2nd Runner-up: Brunei DPMM FC
2016 Great Eastern-Yeo‚Äôs Prime League
Champions: Home United FC
1st Runner-up: Warriors FC
2nd Runner-up: National Football Academy Under-18 Team
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