DPMM FC ushered a new era under the tutelage of newly appointed head coach Rene Weber in style following a 4-2 win over Home United in their opening fixture of the Singapore Premier League at the Hassanal Bolkiah National Stadium last night.
DPMM FCnew Ukrainian striker Vlodymyr Pryyomov enjoyed a dream debut under underlying his scoring pedigree with a brace to firmly establish himself as the main man upfront.
The Gegar Gegar men first foreign signing Majtba Esmaeielzadeh ended a roller coaster week in the best possible fashion after marking his debut with a goal.
DPMM FC local forward Adi Sadia and Mojtaba was originally in Weber's plans of first team selection but after a surprise failure in the mandatort Yo-yo test led to their omission on their friendly on Monday possibly to allow them ample time for test ahead of a redo.
However the attacking duo who looks set to compliment a dynamic attacking force in a nerly assembled DPMM side, passed their test and was named in the matchday-quad.
With the sense of expectation, the home starting squad mirrored a sidd that featured against Sabah in their final pre-season friendly with a couple of expected changes.
With the debate of who will partner McLean in the heart if defence, astring of fine performances has convinced Weber that Abdul Aziz Tamit was the ideal local paitring.
DPMM FC local recruits Suhaimi Anak Sulau and goalkeeper Haimie Anak Nyaring also made their debuts with the latter installed as the club's nuber one choice goalkeeper.
The hosts enjoyed a dream start after foreign import Vlodomyr Pryyomov opened the account with a neat finish in his debut in the 12th minute before Abdul Aziz double the lead two minutes later for his first goal since rejoining the club this year.
The visitors were punished after failing to clear succession of set-pieces as Vlodomyr nicked in to score his first goal of the club before Abd Aziz steered the ball home from close range fromt yet another corner.
the new era under newly appointed head coach Weber looked bright as DPMM found the third goal of the game with the Ukrainina on target on the 55th minute.
Mojtaba made it 4-0 for the hosts before before the Protectors finally got their name on the score-sheet albeit to an unfortunate own goal by Haimie.
Shahril Ishak netted in injury time but it was more of a consolation as DPMM stated the season with a win.