Monday, 15 January 2018

Important Reminders for 2018 Tournament

Dear players,

The following are important reminders for all NYPS Zonal Senior and Junior Squad players to take note of:

Good & Healthy Football Habits
1. Please have, at least, 7 hours of sleep before each Matchday.

2. Please hydrate yourselves sufficiently the night before each Matchday. It is recommended that 1 litre of plain water to be drunk 1 hour before you go to bed. An indication that you are well-hydrated will be a clear or light-coloured urine, not yellow or dark-coloured.

3. Do not have a heavy meal 1-2 hours before a match to avoid stitches or vomitting. If your match starts at 3pm, just have a light snack e.g. biscuits or bananas, once you leave class at 1pm. Alternatively, you can have a heavy meal during your recess break.

4. Please have your fingernails cut short and neat before every match. Players with long fingernails will not be allowed to play by the referee.

5. Do not play any physical games e.g. football or catching during your recess/after school on Matchdays. This is to avoid any unnecessary injuries or fatigue. 


6. Remember that in NYPS Football, the team always comes first.

Dismissal Timings
1. All NYPS staff has been informed of the teams' fixtures and request for early dismissal from class. The timings to adhere to are as follows:

2. Matchdays with no remedial/supplementary/ETC lessons:
  • For 3pm matches, players are excused from their classes at 1pm for lunch.
  • For 4.15pm matches, players are attend classes as per normal.
3. Matchdays with remedial/supplementary/ETC lessons:

  • For 3pm matchesplayers are excused from remedial/supplementary/ETC lessons. However, it is the players' responsibility to follow up with the respective teachers on the lessons missed. Players are advised to meet their teachers during recess time on Matchdays or after school on non-Matchdays.
  • For 4.15pm matchesplayers are to attend classes until 2.50pm before being excused.
Assembly Timings
1. All players are to assemble at the Meeting Point for briefing, water parade and equipment checks.
  • For 3pm matches, players are to gather at 1.45pm. The bus will leave at 2pm.
  • For 4.15pm matches, players are to gather at 3pm. The bus will leave at 3.15pm.
2. All players are to be properly attired before the team assembles 15 minutes before departure. Attire to be wornHome jersey, White shorts, Hoop socks and school shoes. Boots are to be worn at the venue.

3. Please adhere to the time strictly as, this season, teams are required to be present at their venues 30 minutes before the start of match. This is to allow players sufficient time to prepare and still start the matches on time.

For NYPS School Team Players/Non-Squad Players
1.  You will only be officially given permission to come and support the team from the Zonal Semi-Finals stage onwards.

For Parents
1. Only the registered Football CCA teachers and coach can be allowed at the designated technical area in the field of play.

2. Accompanying parents must watch the match from the designated spectators' area arranged by the hosting school.

3. In the case of any postponement or abandonment of matches, the matches will be replayed on the days already set aside for rescheduled matches. The Zonal Convenor will inform the schools involved of the new fixtures.

4. In the spirit of sports ethics and discipline, please ensure that your child abide by the reminders given to them above.

5. In the spirit of sportsmanship, every player in the squad is expected to be present for every match. In the event that your son is unable to attend a match, please inform Mrs Chen or Mr. Sapiee by 12pm on Matchdays.

6. The NYPS Football teachers seek your kind understanding and cooperation in efforts to enrich our players' experiences and education through achieving balance between sporting and academic pursuits.

Thank you.


Forza Nanyang!

Regards,
NYPS Football CCA Management Team

2018 West Zone Football Championships Draw

Dear Parents & Players,

The draw for the 2018 West Zone Senior and Junior Football Championships took place on Friday, 5th January, at Tanjong Katong Primary School.



Senior Division
A total of 23 schools will be taking part this year.
Only the top 2 teams in each group will proceed to the Zonal Top 8 Round.

Below is the 2018 West Zone Senior Football Championship Draw:
2018 WEST ZONE SENIOR FOOTBALL GROUPINGS (PRELIMINARY ROUND)
GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
GROUP D
NANYANG
KRANJI
DAZHONG
SHUQUN
CLEMENTI
YEW TEE
PIONEER
BEACON
HENRY PARK
JUYING
ZHENGHUA
WESTWOOD
CORPORATION
BUKIT TIMAH
JURONG
GREENRIDGE
BUKIT VIEW
XINGNAN
BUKIT PANJANG
TECK WHYE
WEST GROVE
FUHUA
JURONG WEST
UNITY
*2018 Seeded teams - Based on 2017 West Zone Senior Football Championship Top 4 placings.

Matches will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays at either 3pm or 4.15pm. First round of matches will take place on Week 3 Wednesday, 17th January 2018.

Junior Division

A total of 27 schools will be taking part this year.
Only the top 2 teams in each group will proceed to the Zonal Top 8 Round.

Below is the 2018 West Zone Junior Football Championship Draw:

2018 WEST ZONE JUNIOR FOOTBALL GROUPINGS (PRELIMINARY ROUND)
GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
GROUP D
JURONG WEST
YEW TEE
BEACON
PIONEER
WEST GROVE
LIANHUA
DAZHONG
WESTWOOD
HENRY PARK
ZHENGHUA
NANYANG
CLEMENTI
BUKIT TIMAH
SOUTH VIEW
JUYING
FUHUA
JURONG
CORPORATION
SHUQUN
CHUA CHU KANG
GREENRIDGE
PRINCESS ELIZABETH
UNITY
BUKIT VIEW
-
BUKIT PANJANG
TECK WHYE
KRANJI
*2018 Seeded teams - Based on 2017 West Zone Junior Football Championship Top 4 placings.

Matches will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at either 3pm or 4.15pm. First round of matches will take place on Week 3 Tuesday, 16th January 2018.

For the detailed fixtures, please go to the 'Training Schedule' page.

All the best to NYPS Football School Team in the 2018 West Zone Senior and Junior Football Championships!

Thank you.


Forza Nanyang!

Regards,
NYPS Football CCA Management Team

Welcome to the 2018 season!

Dear Parents & Players,

Welcome back to a new NYPS football season!

We hope you and your boys had a splendid and meaningful time recuperating and spending time together as a family.

The NYPS Football School Team started off the year by having a Team Bonding Camp from 6th to 7th January. Below is a video of the PowerPoint slides which was went through with the entire team of players, teachers and coach as part of our team's start-up preparations.


We hope the parents can also go through the presentation slides with your boys to reinforce the team's expectations and standards.

Next, we would like to congratulate Joseph Sumantri (5F) and Denzel Thrumurgan (4A) for coming out tops in the 2018 NYPS Football Kit Design competition. Both of their designs received the highest votes for the Home & Away Kit designs respectively.


Figure 1: Winning Home kit design by Joseph Sumantri (5F)

Figure 2: Winning Away kit design by Denzel Thrumurgan (4A)

Let's hope it will be another fruitful season for the NYPS Football CCA!

Thank you.


Forza Nanyang!

Regards,
NYPS Football CCA Management Team

Thursday, 30 November 2017

2018 NYPS Football Kit Design Competition

Dear parents & players,

Below are the Home & Away kit designs that were chosen by the NYPS Football teachers as our finalists for the 2018 NYPS Football Kit Design competition.

Congratulations to Denzel Thrumurgan (3E)Joseph Sumantri (4B)Hayden Ong (4E)Dai Hejun (4I)Ang Siew Penn (4I)Samuel Poh (4I) and Spencer Tan (5C) for your awesome designs. The winner(s) will have their complete Home & Away kits sponsored by the NYPS Football teachers.

Now it is up to the rest of you to decide the whose designs will be chosen as NYPS Football Home & Away kits for the 2018 season. Please vote for your favourite Home and Away kit designs using the two polls located at the right-hand side of the blog. 

Please take note that you can only vote once per poll. So choose wisely! 😊

The polls will close on Tuesday, 5th December 2017.

Home Kit Design Finalists
(Click on the designs for a bigger and closer view)
                     
                     Home Kit: Design A
                          by Joseph Sumantri (4B)
Home Kit: Design B
by Ang Siew Penn (4I)

                     
                     Home Kit: Design C
                          by Spencer Tan (5C)
Home Kit: Design D
by Hayden Ong (4E)

Away Kit Design Finalists
(Click on the designs for a bigger and closer view)

                     
                     Away Kit: Design A
                            by Denzel Thrumurgan (3E)
Away Kit: Design B
by Dai Hejun (4I)

                    
                     Away Kit: Design C
                         by Samuel Poh (4I)
Away Kit: Design D
by Hayden Ong (4E)

Sunday, 5 March 2017

Instructions for Monday (6 March) matches

Dear parents & players,

Junior Boys (vs Beacon Primary, 9.30am @ Jurong West Primary)
  1. Please report to school as per normal.
  2. Report to the Meeting Point for flag-raising ceremony at 7.20am.
  3. All bags are to be placed at the Library for safe-keeping. Only bring your football equipment, water bottle and valuables (wallet & mobile phone).
  4. Reporting attire: Full Home kit with school shoes.
  5. The bus will leave NYPS at 7.45am.
  6. Upon return to school, you are to change to your NYPS PE attire.
  7. Players are to return to class at 11.30am.
Junior Boys (Supporters for Senior Boys' Semi-Finals match)
  1. Please make sure you submit your consent forms before the going the match, Those without valid consent forms will not be allowed to attend the match.
  2. Report to the Meeting Point at 2.45pm.
  3. All bags are to be placed at the Meeting Point. Only bring your water bottle and valuables (wallet & mobile phones).
  4. Reporting attire: NYPS Football CCA tee-shirt with PE shorts/School shorts
  5. The bus will leave NYPS at 3pm.
Senior Boys (vs Dazhong Primary, 4.15pm @ Dazhong Primary)
  1. Report to the Meeting Point at 2.45pm.
  2. Reporting attire: Full Home kit with school shoes.
  3. The bus will leave NYPS at 3pm.
Rest well for the matches on Monday.

Forza Nanyang!

Regards,
NYPS Football CCA Management Team

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Important for Players & Parents

Dear parents & players,

The following are important reminders for all parents and players to take note of.

For NYPS West Zone Football Championship Squad
1. Please try to have at least 7 hours of sleep before each Matchday.

2. Please hydrate yourselves sufficiently the night before each Matchday. 
It is recommended that 1 litre of plain water to be drunk 1 hour before you go to bed.

3. Do not have a heavy meal 1-2 hours before a match to avoid stitches or vomitting. If your match starts at 3.00pm, just have a light snack e.g. biscuits or bananas once you leave class at 1.15pm. Alternatively, you can have a heavy meal during your recess break.

4. Please have your fingernails cut short and neat before every match.

5. Do not play any physical games e.g. football or catching during your recess/after school on Matchdays. 

6. Please assemble at the Meeting Point prepared before each departure to the match venue.
  • For 3.00pm matches, please be at the Meeting Point at 1.45pm sharpThe bus will leave NYPS at 2.00pm.
  • For 4.00pm matches, please be at the Meeting Point at 2.45pm sharpThe bus will leave NYPS at 3.00pm.
  • For 4.15pm matches, please be at the Meeting Point at 3.00pm sharpThe bus will leave NYPS at 3.15pm.
7. For players who have remedial or supplementary lessons on Matchdays,
  • For 3.00pm matches, you will be excused from your lessons. You will have to make it up during your recess or on non-Matchdays.
  • For 4.00pm matches, you will attend your lessons until 2.45pm before being excused to go off your matches.
  • For 4.15pm matches, you will attend your lessons until 3.00pm before being excused to go off your matches.
8. Attire to be brought for every match: 
Home & Away jerseys, White shorts, Black socks, Shinpads, Boots, Water Bottle and Shoebag for storage.

9. Attire to be worn before boarding the bus:
Home jersey, White shorts, Black socks and school shoes. Boots will be worn at the venue.

For NYPS School Team Players/Non-Squad Players
1.  You will only be officially given permission to come and support the team from the Zonal Semi-Finals stage onwards.

2.  If you have no remedial/supplementary classes on Matchdays, you can come and support only when the teachers have confirmed clearance from your parents.

For Parents
1. Only the registered Football CCA teachers and coach can be allowed at the designated technical area in the field of play.

2. Accompanying parents must watch the match from the designated spectators' area arranged by the hosting school.

3. In the case of any postponement or abandonment of matches, the matches will be replayed on the next available Matchday deemed suitable by the Zonal Convenor. The Zonal Convenor will inform the schools involved of the new fixtures.

4. In the spirit of sports ethics and discipline, please ensure that your child abide by the reminders given to them above.

5. In the spirit of sportsmanship, every player in the squad is expected to be present for every match. In the event that your son is unable to attend a match, please inform Mrs Chen or Mr. Sapiee by 12pm on Matchdays
  • For remedial and supplementary lessons on Mondays to Thursdays, players are given special dispensation not to attend those lessons on Matchdays. However, they will have to make it up some other time, as arranged by their respective teachers.
The NYPS Football teachers seek your kind understanding and cooperation in efforts to enrich our players' experiences and education through achieving balance between sporting and academic pursuits.

Thank you.


Forza Nanyang!

Regards,
NYPS Football CCA Management Team

2017 West Zone Football Championships Draw

Dear Parents & Players,

The draw for the 2017 'Junior' Division and 'Senior' Division West Zone Football Championships took place on Friday, 6th January, at West Grove Primary School.

'Junior' Division
A total of 27 schools will be taking part this year.
Only the top 2 teams in each group will proceed to the Zonal Top 8 Round.

Below is the 2017 'Junior' Division West Zone Football Championship Draw:

GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
GROUP D
KRANJI*
JURONG WEST*
NANYANG*
DAZHONG*
PIONEER
TECK WHYE
UNITY
WEST GROVE
YEW TEE
JURONG
XINGNAN
SOUTH VIEW
GREENRIDGE
FUHUA
ZHENGHUA
PRINCESS ELIZABETH
BUKIT TIMAH
WESTWOOD
HENRY PARK
CORPORATION
BUKIT PANJANG
JUYING
BEACON
CLEMENTI
BUKIT VIEW
CHUA CHU KANG
SHUQUN
-
*2017 Seeded teams - Based on 2016 'Junior' Division West Zone Football Championship Top 4 placings.

Matches for the 'Junior' Division will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at either 3pm or 4pm. First round of matches will take place on Week 4 Tuesday, 24th January 2017.

'Senior' Division
A total of 23 schools will be taking part this year.
Only the top 2 teams in each group will proceed to the Zonal Top 8 Round.

Below is the 2017 'Senior' Division West Zone Football Championship Draw:

GROUP A
GROUP B
GROUP C
GROUP D
PIONEER*
KRANJI*
ZHENGHUA*
UNITY*
DAZHONG
SHUQUN
JURONG WEST
NANYANG
FUHUA
PRINCESS ELIZABETH
WEST GROVE
HENRY PARK
BEACON
BUKIT VIEW
BUKIT PANJANG
CORPORATION
JUYING
BUKIT TIMAH
YUHUA
JURONG
CLEMENTI
GREENRIDGE
SOUTH VIEW
-
*2017 Seeded teams - Based on 2016 'Senior' Division West Zone Football Championship Top 4 placings.

Matches for the 'Senior' Division will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays at either 3pm or 4.15pm. First round of matches will take place on Week 4 Monday, 23rd January 2017.

For the detailed fixtures, please look them up under the 'Training Schedule' page.

All the best to NYPS Football School Team in the 2017 ‘Junior’ & ‘Senior’ West Zone Football Championships!


Forza Nanyang!

Regards,
NYPS Football CCA Management Team