2034 World Cup a realistic goal: FAS

Goal 2034 will be used to "focus and shape everything" that the FAS and its stakeholders do, and grassroots football, youth development, infrastructure and schools will be key. ST FILE PHOTO
Goal 2034 will be used to "focus and shape everything" that the FAS and its stakeholders do, and grassroots football, youth development, infrastructure and schools will be key. ST FILE PHOTO
Goal 2034 will be used to "focus and shape everything" that the FAS and its stakeholders do, and grassroots football, youth development, infrastructure and schools will be key. ST FILE PHOTO
EDWIN TONG, FAS vice-president.

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Nearly a decade after Goal 2010, the ambitious plan to qualify Singapore's national football team for the World Cup, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is reviving its hopes of competing in the showcase tournament in 2034.

Speaking exclusively to The Straits Times on Saturday, FAS vice-president Edwin Tong said that it is a "realistic" goal for the Lions to achieve in 15 years' time.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 19, 2019, with the headline '2034 World Cup a realistic goal: FAS'. Print Edition | Subscribe