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FANDI AHMAD'S THIRD SON IS ALSO ON PATH TO PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL IN EUROPE

The young teen arrived in England last Friday, with his father joining him a day later. Ilhan will live in the school boarding. In addition to training and studying at the college, Ilhan will also train two or three times a week with the i2i Football Academy also based in York. The academy also has contacts with various English clubs such as Leeds and Manchester City.

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FANDI THE SINGAPORE BOY WHO PROVED LOCALS ARE EQUAL TO FOREIGN TALENTS

They wrote him off. He went away to fulfill the prophecy that a prophet has no place in his home town. He became a foreign talent away from home where he was appreciated. They did not give him much of a chance either. He is from a city without talent. And many still appreciate and think that foreign talents from Europe and the Americas are better.

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FANDI'S SON IRFAN NAMED ONE OF WORLD'S TOP 40 YOUTH FOOTBALLERS

The naming of Irfan Fandi as one of world football’s top 40 young talents by Britain’s The Guardian newspaper has come as a surprise to the 17-year-old’s father, Singapore football icon Fandi Ahmad. Speaking to TODAY, Mr Fandi, who is currently head coach of the LionsXII, said he hopes his eldest son will go on to become a successful and dedicated professional footballer. Irfan was named in a list of top 40 young talents in world football, alongside five others from the Asian region: China’s Li Zhongyi, Japan’s Daisuke Sakai, South Korea’s Seo Jung-hyun, Vietnam’s Phan Thanh Hau and Daniel Da Silva from Australia.

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WHY CONTINUE FUNDING FOOTBALL?

Is it sensible to continue funding a sport that seldom delivers? We might as well use the money to fund and further develop bowling, sailing, swimming and other sports that have delivered consistently. For a sport that receives generous funding, football has time and again disappointed.

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Malaysian Bank Announces 'Six-Figure' Sponsorship For Fandi Ahmad's Sons

The sons of local football legend Fandi Ahmad have received a six-figure sponsorship deal from banking group CIMB to cover their living expenses, schooling and training in Chile. The deal, which will kick in with immediate effect, marks the first time CIMB has sponsored Singapore football players. The sponsorship will last for a year, after which CIMB will review whether to continue its sponsorship on an annual basis.

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The many ways we played soccer as kids

It is safe to say that many Singaporeans have played soccer at one point or another, whether it was during PE lessons on the school field, at the void deck or even your living room. While I now indulge in the occasional Sunday soccer sessions with a proper size 5 ball, I still fondly remember the many different and ingenious ways my friends and I played Singapore’s favourite sport.

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LionsXII pull off late comeback win over ATM

Defender Afiq Yunos scored a stoppage-time goal to secure a precious 2-1 away win for the LionsXII against bogey team Angkatan Tentera Malaysia (ATM) in a Malaysian Super League clash tonight. The goal was the defender’s first of the season and helped Fandi Ahmad’s side to record their second win of the season. It was also the perfect ending to an impressive comeback by the LionsXII

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LionsXII held at home

The LionsXII were held to a 0-0 draw at home by Terengganu today (Feb 8), a result that did their hopes of retaining the Malaysian Super League (MSL) title no favours. The Singaporean side has now won just one of their opening four fixtures, and lie sixth in the league with five points, one ahead of big-spending rivals Johor Darul Takzim.

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