While most were behind the sportsmen at the recent South-east Asian Games, he was dismayed at some fans’ reactions at the football match between Singapore and Indonesia. It got “a bit ugly” he recalled. The players, whom he met before the matches, gave their all, he said. “As supporters, we need to be mindful that it really takes a lot to compete. Good, bad, you have to support.” Team coach Aide Iskandar had hit out at some fans for their verbal abuse of the players.