SEA Games: Fandi Ahmad sorry for Young Lions 'bad results' but stands by his views

Young Lions coach Fandi Ahmad vowed to continue his work and improve the national youth teams in his new role as the Football Association of Singapore's head of elite youth next year.
Young Lions coach Fandi Ahmad vowed to continue his work and improve the national youth teams in his new role as the Football Association of Singapore's head of elite youth next year.PHOTO: ST FILE

Fandi Ahmad yesterday apologised for his Under-22 football team's dismal SEA Games outing, as the Young Lions are virtually out of the tournament following a 3-0 defeat by defending champions Thailand.

The 57-year-old former Singapore striker has come under fire for how his charges have failed to score a single goal so far as they have been held 0-0 by minnows Laos before losing 2-0 to Indonesia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 02, 2019, with the headline 'Fandi sorry for 'bad results' but stands by views'. Print Edition | Subscribe