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Why school sports matter

This is the seventh of 12 primers on current affairs issues that are part of the outreach programme for The Straits Times-Ministry of Education National Current Affairs Quiz

Many simple yet profound lessons occur at the National School Games (NSG).

For M. Anumanthan, now a 23-year-old professional footballer with Home United and an established Singapore international, the importance of discipline was a much-needed education.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 14, 2018, with the headline 'Why school sports matter'. Print Edition | Subscribe