2006 S.League

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S. League
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Season 2006
Champions Singapore Armed Forces
5th S.League title
AFC Cup

Singapore Armed Forces
(S.League winners)

Tampines Rovers
(Singapore Cup winners)
Matches played 165
Goals scored 557 (3.38 per match)
Top goalscorer Laakkad Abdelhadi (23)
Biggest home win Tampines Rovers 6-1 Geylang United
(16 April 2006)
Biggest away win Sengkang Punggol 0-5 Tampines Rovers
(20 June 2006)
Highest scoring Gombak United 4-5 Balestier Khalsa
(14 September 2006)
2005
2007

2006 S.League was the eleventh season of Singapore's professional football league. It was won by Singapore Armed Forces, which was their fifth league title.

Changes from 2005[edit]

  • Paya Lebar Punggol merged with the returning Sengkang Marine to form Sengkang Punggol.
  • Gombak United also returned to the league after pulling out in 2002.
  • Sporting Afrique were a foreign team made up of players from four different African countries – Kenya, Nigeria, Cameroon and Ghana.
  • Sinchi went out of operation at the end of 2005 season.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Singapore Armed Forces 30 20 8 2 71 36 +35 68 Qualification to 2007 AFC Cup group stage
2 Tampines Rovers 30 16 9 5 70 42 +28 57 Qualification to 2007 AFC Cup group stage[a]
3 Young Lions 30 15 7 8 67 43 +24 52
4 Home United 30 15 6 9 49 40 +9 51
5 Woodlands Wellington 30 13 8 9 60 45 +15 47
6 Albirex Niigata Singapore 30 12 9 9 52 44 +8 45
7 Balestier Khalsa 30 10 7 13 50 61 −11 37
8 Gombak United 30 8 8 14 48 54 −6 32
9 Sporting Afrique 30 5 9 16 36 58 −22 24
10 Geylang United 30 6 5 19 22 62 −40 23
11 Sengkang Punggol 30 4 6 20 32 72 −40 18
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Notes:
  1. ^ Qualified as 2006 Singapore Cup winners

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name Club Goals
1 Morocco Laakkad Abdelhadi Woodlands Wellington 23
2 Singapore Khairul Amri Young Lions 21
3 Singapore Mirko Grabovac Tampines Rovers 20
4 Bosnia and HerzegovinaAustralia Aleksandar Đurić Singapore Armed Forces 19
4 China Qiu Li Young Lions 19
6 Cameroon Kengne Ludovick Balestier Khalsa 15
7 Singapore Egmar Goncalves Home United 14
7 Brazil Peres De Oliveira Tampines Rovers 14
7 Singapore Ashrin Shariff Singapore Armed Forces 14
7 Singapore Agu Casmir Woodlands Wellington 14
11 Japan Eiichiro Ozaki Albirex Niigata (S) 13
11 South Korea Jeon Kyeong-Joon Home United 13
11 Singapore Noh Alam Shah Tampines Rovers 13
11 Japan Norikazu Murakami Balestier Khalsa 13

References[edit]

  • S.League 2006 (Note section on top scorers is incomplete (til 20 August).)