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Naga crumble under Tampines pressure

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NagaWorld played their third match of their ASEAN region AFC Cup group campaign yesterday. AFC

Defending Metfone C-League champions NagaWorld crumbled in a disastrous second half suffering a 5-1 loss to Singaporean visitors Tampines Rovers at the Olympic Stadium here yesterday evening.

The match, Naga’s third match of their ASEAN region AFC Cup group campaign, saw both sides go into the half-time break tied at 1-1. Naga had gone ahead

However, Tampines came out firing in the second half burying four goals to hand Naga a jarring home defeat.

The latest loss is their second of the group stage after they were humbled 10-0 by Hanoi FC in their Group F opener in Vietnam in February. They rebounded in their second group match by clinching a 2-1 win over Yangon United in their second group fixture last month.

NagaWorld are Metfone C-League defending champions and return to C-League action at the weekend.

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