Competition final wins to China, JEF and United

JEF United Chiba finally won its first ever title as a J-League club when they defeated Gamba Osaka 5-4 on penalties in Japan's Nabisco Cup final. Watched by 45,000 fans at the National Stadium, Gamba started as favourites and indeed had the better chances of the game. However, outstanding performance by JEF captain Yuki Abe and particularly the man of the match display by goalkeeper Yosuke Fujigaya ensured JEF kept a clean sheet through-out the game.

China PR has won the East Asian Games football competition for the first time in four attempts. Comprising mostly of players targeted for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, China PR beat Korea DPR 1-0 in a match which had very few chances for both teams. It was only in the 72nd minute that the goal was scored as Chen Tao rose to head home the winner. Japan finished third after beating Korea Rep 4-1.

Home United overcame an early goal to beat Woodlands Wellington 3-2 in the final of the RHB Singapore Cup at the National Stadium.

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