Serbegeth ‘Shebby’ Singh’s son thanks Malaysians for words of appreciation after his father’s death | Malay Mail

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Serbegeth ‘Shebby’ Singh’s son thanks Malaysians for words of appreciation after his father’s death

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Serbegeth ‘Shebby’ Singh’s son thanks Malaysians for words of appreciation after his father’s death

JOHOR BARU, Jan 13 — The son of Serbegeth “Shebby” Singh said his family was moved by the messages of appreciation that poured in for his father after news of his death broke last night. Sonuljit Singh, 32, who spoke on behalf of his family, also asked that they be given time to mourn...

channel for the latest updates.JOHOR BARU, Jan 13 — The son of Serbegeth “Shebby” Singh said his family was moved by the messages of appreciation that poured in for his father after news of his death broke last night.Sonuljit Singh, 32, who spoke on behalf of his family, also asked that they be given time to mourn Serbegeth.

“My family and I are grateful to everyone, especially for the appreciation and respect shown towards my late father as a former sports personality on social media.“However, I also hope that all parties can give us space to face this situation,” said Sonuljit when met with other family members at the compound of Sultanah Aminah Hospital’s Forensic Medicine Department here today.

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JOHOR BARU, Jan 13 — The son of Serbegeth “Shebby” Singh said his family was moved by the messages of appreciation that poured in for his father after news of his death broke last night. Sonuljit Singh, 32, who spoke on behalf of his family, also asked that they be given time to mourn Serbegeth. “My family and I are grateful to everyone, especially for the appreciation and respect shown towards my late father as a former sports personality on social media. In a post on the Istana Negara Facebook page, Their Majesties said they were saddened by the death of Serbegeth, and hoped that his family would remain patient and strong in facing this test. “However, I also hope that all parties can give us space to face this situation,” said Sonuljit when met with other family members at the compound of Sultanah Aminah Hospital’s Forensic Medicine Department here today. Sonuljit explained that his father’s body will be brought to Kuala Lumpur and prepared according to the Punjabi community’s customs and traditions. "An upsetting news.

“We decided that my father’s remains will be brought back to Kuala Lumpur.  Shebby was also in the victorious 1989 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games squad and had represented Pahang, Johor, Kuala Lumpur, Negri Sembilan and Perak. “This is because my late father lived in Kuala Lumpur for more than 40 years where he built his sports career,” he said. Serbegeth ‘Shebby’ Singh’s son Sonuljit Singh, asked that the family be given time to mourn his father. — Picture by Ben Tan The body of the former national footballer and sports broadcaster will later be taken to a crematorium on Jalan Loke Yew in Kuala Lumpur, he added. — Bernama. Serbegeth’s 60-year-old brother-in-law Kuldit Singh said the family was shocked by the news of his death as he was known as someone who took good care of his health. The time will come for us to talk about his passion and authenticity, but for now, all that matters is that we think of and respect the feelings of his loved ones.

He said Serbegeth led an active lifestyle and was an avid cyclist. “We are saddened by his sudden passing,” said Kuldit, adding that Serbegeth had been active in cycling since he began living in Johor Baru about seven years ago. Yesterday, it was reported that Serbegeth died after suffering what was believed to be a heart attack while cycling in Sunway Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri at about 7pm. Iskandar Puteri district police chief Assistant Commissioner Dzulkhairi Mukhtar confirmed the matter. Serbegeth, who hails from Johor, made his first football debut in 1978 when he was a defender for the southern state. Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak revealed that he was a fan of Serbegeth’s views whenever he was on television.

He played nine years of international football for Malaysia and was a South-east Asian Games gold medallist in 1989. In the 2012 to 2013 season, Serbegeth was also appointed as a global adviser for Blackburn Rovers. His football commentator career spanned over 20 years with appearances on Astro SuperSport, FoxSports and ESPN Asia. You May Also Like .