Benitez intends to prove critics wrong
Torres and Rafa
In English football news,
Rafa Benitez was unveiled last night to the media as the interim Chelsea manager.
The Italian has signed a deal to handle the Blues till the end of the season.
That's when club owner Roman Abramovich is hoping to have signed former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola as Chelsea's permanent coach.
But Benitez remains unfazed by the Guardiola story and is looking to handle Chelsea in 5 different Cup competitions.
And his 1st assignment is this Sunday's home clash versus the reigning EPL champions, Manchester City.
In regional football news,
Today's the last chance for you to buy tickets to catch our Singapore Lions, Live in action at the Suzuki Cup in Kuala Lumpur.
Starting Sunday onwards, the Republic will meet Malaysia, Indonesia and Laos in group qualification matches over a week-long period.
And tickets are still being sold at the FAS Office in Jalan Besar Stadium from 1-8pm.
You can also catch the opening match against Malaysia, on Sunday at 845pm on OKTO.