Valencia stint for 17 students

Young footballers from Singapore posing for photos with Valencia football club head coach Gary Neville (black shirt) and club chairman Chan Lay Hoon (right) last Friday. They are part of a 17-strong group of student-footballers - all of whom are unde
PHOTO: VALENCIA FOOTBALL CLUB

Young footballers from Singapore posing for photos with Valencia football club head coach Gary Neville (black shirt) and club chairman Chan Lay Hoon (right) last Friday. They are part of a 17-strong group of student-footballers - all of whom are under scholarships sponsored by club chairman Peter Lim - who flew to Valencia for a week-long training stint last week. Besides training, they were also given a tour of the club's home ground and watched their Copa del Rey win over Barakaldo at the Mestalla stadium.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 21, 2015, with the headline 'Valencia stint for 17 students'. Print Edition | Subscribe