A 'football hub' in Kallang

Football Association of Singapore (FAS) received a massive boost when plans to build a dedicated training centre to house the Lions and the country's age-group teams were revealed.
Football Association of Singapore (FAS) received a massive boost when plans to build a dedicated training centre to house the Lions and the country's age-group teams were revealed. PHOTO: ST FILE

Training centre for FAS teams and ActiveSG academy to open next year, reveals SportSG

As the most popular sport in the country tries to get back on its feet, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) received a massive boost when national sports agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) revealed plans to build a dedicated training centre to house the Lions and the country's age-group teams.

On the sidelines of an event to announce details of this year's Festival of Football, SportSG chief executive Lim Teck Yin told The Straits Times yesterday that in the next two weeks, a tender will be called to build a training centre at the Kallang Field that had long been coveted by the FAS.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 01, 2018, with the headline 'A 'football hub' in Kallang'. Print Edition | Subscribe