Malaysia’s football greats bid Shebby Singh goodbye

Afif Abd Halim

FORMER national footballer and football pundit Serbegeth “Shebby” Singh, who died from a heart attack while out cycling in Johor Baru on Wednesday, was laid to rest at the Loke Yew Crematorium in Kuala Lumpur today.

Many former athletes were present at the ceremony to pay their last respects.

Among them were former footballers Santokh Singh, Dollah Salleh and Zainal Abidin Hassan.

Also present at the wake today was Youth and Sports Minister Ahmad Faizal Azumu, and former youth and sports minister and current Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

Shebby started his career as a defender for the Johor FA team, before moving to the Kuala Lumpur team in 1983.

He also played for the Negri Sembilan and Pahang teams, before ending his career with Perak in 1996.

After retiring from professional football, Shebby spent more than 20 years being a pundit for a number of media outlets, including Astro Supersport, FoxSports and ESPN.

He also worked for English Championship side Blackburn Rovers as a global adviser during the 2012/2013 season. – January 14, 2022.

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  • RIP Sherby....

    Posted 2 years ago by Crishan Veera · Reply