Aplin hopeful on Japan loan move

Geylang's Anders Aplin, 27, at training in Bedok Stadium on Monday. He is excited about the prospect of raising his playing standards.
Geylang's Anders Aplin, 27, at training in Bedok Stadium on Monday. He is excited about the prospect of raising his playing standards.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

If all goes well, Anders Aplin could soon become the first Singaporean footballer to sign for a J-League team.

The 27-year-old Geylang International and national team defender will fly to Japan on Monday for a medical check-up with a view to signing for J2 League side Matsumoto Yamaga on loan until the end of the season in November.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 01, 2018, with the headline 'Aplin hopeful on Japan loan move'. Subscribe