The Straits Times
Published on Jan 15, 2013

Former Singapore captain Aide Iskandar named Courts Young Lions coach


Former Singapore captain Aide Iskandar will lead the Courts Young Lions for this year's S-League season.

Aide, who was an assistant coach for Raddy Avramovic at the recent Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup campaign, also coached Hougang United for three S-League seasons up till 2011.

Football Association of Singapore president Zainudin Nordin said in a statement on Tuesday that shortlisted candidates for the Young Lions job went through a rigorous interview process.

"While they are all highly qualified individuals who possess established competence, relevant qualifications and experience at the top level, the panel reached a unanimous decision that Aide Iskandar will best fulfil our long-term objectives," he said.