2003 S.League

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S. League
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Season 2003
Champions Home United
2nd S.League title
AFC Cup Home United (S.League and Singapore Cup winners)
Geylang United (S.League runners-up)
Matches played 198
Goals scored 631 (3.19 per match)
Top goalscorer Peres de Oliveira
(37 - all domestic competitions)
Biggest home win Geylang United 10-2 Young Lions
(17 August 2003)
Biggest away win Balestier Khalsa 0-5 Singapore Armed Forces
(10 May 2003)
Highest scoring Geylang United 10-2 Young Lions
(17 August 2003)
2002
2004

2003 S.League was the eighth season of Singapore's professional football league. It was won by Home United, which was their second league title.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W SOW SOL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Home United 33 26 2 3 2 104 42 +62 85 Qualification to 2004 AFC Cup group stage
2 Geylang United 33 21 3 2 7 75 30 +45 71
3 Singapore Armed Forces 33 20 2 5 6 68 37 +31 69
4 Tampines Rovers 33 17 3 2 11 63 40 +23 59
5 Woodlands Wellington 33 14 4 8 7 65 47 +18 58
6 Jurong 33 12 7 1 13 35 34 +1 51
7 Sinchi 33 11 6 5 11 46 48 −2 50
8 Sengkang Marine 33 7 8 1 17 32 66 −34 38
9 Sembawang Rangers 33 6 5 7 15 37 56 −19 35
10 Tanjong Pagar United 33 8 2 0 23 36 78 −42 28
11 Balestier Khalsa 33 5 2 6 20 37 76 −39 25
12 Young Lions 33 6 1 5 21 33 77 −44 25
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
  • Matches proceed to a penalty shootout following a draw in regulation time. Shootout winners receive two points and shootout losers receive one point.
  • Balestier Khalsa are a merger of Clementi Khalsa and Balestier Central.
  • Sinchi stands for 'Singapore Chinese', a team of Chinese players.
  • Young Lions are a new team made up of under-23 national team players.
  • Gombak United withdrew from the league at the end of the 2002 season.


Top scorers[edit]

Rank Name Club Goals
1 Brazil Peres de Oliveira Home United 37
2 Bosnia and HerzegovinaAustralia Aleksandar Đurić Geylang United 32
3 Brazil Egmar Goncalves Home United 29
4 Singapore Indra Sahdan Daud Home United 26
5 China Chang Hui Sinchi 24
6 Australia Brendon Santalab Geylang United 23
6 Singapore Noh Alam Shah Tampines Rovers 23
8 Thailand Pitipong Kuldilog Sembawang Rangers 21
9 Singapore Mirko Grabovac Singapore Armed Forces 20
10 Nigeria Itimi Dickson Woodlands Wellington 18
11 Australia George Goutzioulis Tampines Rovers 17
12 Nigeria Agu Casmir Woodlands Wellington 15
13 England Jason White Sengkang Marine 14
13 Guinea Ballamodou Conde Singapore Armed Forces 14
15 Singapore Fadzuhasny Juraimi Tanjong Pagar United 11
15 England John Wilkinson Woodlands Wellington 11
17 Singapore Jamil Ali Geylang United 10
17 Singapore Aliff Shafaein Young Lions 10
19 South Korea Kim Eun-Cher Balestier Khalsa 9
19 Thailand Sutee Suksomkit Home United 9
19 Japan Hiroaki Tanaka Tanjong Pagar United 9

Note: Goals in all domestic competitions, including the S.League and Singapore Cup.[1]

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