AFF Suzuki Cup: Four Lions who can form the spine of Singapore's national team in the future

(From left) Irfan Fandi, Iqbal Hussain, Ikhsan Fandi and Jacob Mahler form the youthful quartet that hopes to impress and forge long careers in the red shirt.
(From left) Irfan Fandi, Iqbal Hussain, Ikhsan Fandi and Jacob Mahler form the youthful quartet that hopes to impress and forge long careers in the red shirt.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - The Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup is not only a biennial regional tournament, but it is also a chance for the national football teams in South-east Asia to regenerate by giving young players a platform to shine.

As the Lions head into Friday's (Nov 9) Group B opener against Indonesia at the National Stadium, interim national coach Fandi Ahmad will also provide a sneak peek into the possible future spine for Singapore.

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