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Senior Minister Of State Edwin Tong Says SG Can Go To World Cup By 2034

Senior Minister Of State Edwin Tong Says SG Can Go To World Cup By 2034

This is the same Singapore football that has seen no gold medals ever in the SEA Games, where only South East Asian teams take part, or the same Singapore whose own professional league have been won by foreign invited teams in the past four years. Maybe his target should have been for Singapore football to win something first in the local leagues, or the regional Games. That already seems a hard task.

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SINGAPORE YOUTHS LOST FOOTBALL GAME AGAIN, THIS TIME TO NEW CALEDONIA

In news that does not surprise anyone anymore who is a fan of football, especially local football, the Singapore Under 18's loss again in a friendly last night. This time, they were beaten by New Caledonia 2-1 at Bishan Stadium. So, anyone knows were New Caledonia is?

It is actually a French territory comprising dozens of islands in the South Pacific with an estimated population of 278,000.

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SINGAPORE CEREBRAL PALSY TEAM SHOWS HOW ITS DONE, REACHES SEMI FINAL

The able bodied Singapore men's football team should look at themselves in the mirror and ask if they really feel proud in donning the red jersey of Singapore. Or, they should take a leaf out of the Cerebral Palsy team that is currently competing in the Para-SEA Games in KL.

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TIMOR LESTE BEATS SHAMEFUL SINGAPORE IN UNDER 18 FOOTBALL

In yet another series of embarrassing results, Singapore’s Under-18 footballers lost 3-1 to Timor Leste’s U18s at the on-going ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U18 Championships on yesterday. Timor Leste was not even an independent country when Singapore's S-League was born. The supposed superior professional league, that was formed so that Singapore have a bigger pool of professional footballers who are supposed to dominate the region in the years after the formation of the S-League. What a joke!

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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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JAPANESE CLUB ALBIREX WANTS TO BECOME LOCAL TEAM, DOES COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The duo, 12 year old Danial Feroz and 13 year old Tan Yu Hen, will attend the Yuhua Albirex Football Academy (Yafa) training tour from Sept 2-10 to train at Albirex's parent club in Niigata, Japan. Their trip, worth $3,000, is sponsored by the Albirex Sports Development Fund, an initiative from the club to develop sports in Singapore. Both teens are secondary students, and they will spend the week in Niigata to experience the football training there and experience first hand the Japanese culture.

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YOUNG LIONS FOOTBALL IS A FAILED PROJECT, TIME TO SCRAP THEM

The recent failure of our SEA Games squad to get past the Group stage confirms this - the majority of its players came from the Garena Young Lions. The abject performance is blamed on the lack of physical fitness, tactical awareness, team play and ability to score goals. This is despite year-round exposure to top-level S-League football. It is time to scrap the Young Lions' S-League team.

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SG CAN ONLY BEAT BRUNEI VIA OWN GOAL, SG FOOTBALL IN TATTERS

This sentence says it all - Singapore's Under-22 football team beat minnows Brunei 1-0 through an own goal in their last match at the SEA Games football competition last night. They can only beat Brunei, who are considered as nobodies in the region's football scene, and they needed an own goal by a Brunei player to get that win.

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SEA GAMES COMMITTEE REGRETS "SINGAPORE DOG" CHANT, TELLS M'SIAN FANS TO BEHAVE

The SEA games organising committee has condemned offensive remarks by Malaysian football fans who chanted "Singapore dogs" during a game. The committee called it "regrettable" as it was against the spirit of unity. What's the point of winning the game if you lose your moral and dignity?

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