24 Oct '11, 12pm

FAS describes how it will move #SGfootball forward. Do you have any constructive ideas to share?

CRITICS said that Singapore football had little local geographical rivalry, limited talent pool, lacked facilities and little financial support for the S-League to succeed ('What's missing in Singapore football - passion' by Mr Suresh Nair; last Tuesday). Despite these challenges, the S-League has persevered as we enter the 16th season this year. Credit must also be given to the clubs for their constant efforts in strengthening their financial standing by increasing their funding and income streams. This year, with the support from our major stakeholders, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) secured additional funding that will enable clubs to strengthen their financial position, attract more quality players, intensify their community engagement and enhance clubs' youth development programmes. This will in turn translate to a more competitive league and increase the...

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