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Meet the Kawan League, a home-grown version of fantasy football league

That's what Kawan football league members enjoy doing in free time

Published on Aug 17, 2014 6:14 AM

They are lawyers, doctors, teachers and business owners. But last Friday night, drawn together by their love for the beautiful game, these 40 or so grown men were like rowdy children as they bid for players in a home-grown version of fantasy football.

Called the Kawan League, which translates to "Friend League", it has been going on for about 17 years.

Mr S. B. Sivaganesh, a 44-year-old who is in the education service, is credited by his league buddies as the man who started it all.

While studying law in the 1990s, he started playing the game with a bunch of his National University of Singapore mates. And when he graduated, he decided to start a league of his own.

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