Fandi to step up, coach hunt is on

Fandi Ahmad, head coach of the national Under-23 team, is tipped to take on a role similar to that of an assistant national coach with the senior side.
Fandi Ahmad, head coach of the national Under-23 team, is tipped to take on a role similar to that of an assistant national coach with the senior side.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Under-23 trainer set to take on Lions role as FAS weighs up candidates for national coach

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is poised to name Fandi Ahmad as the man who will hold the fort for the national team while the search continues for the coach who will lead the Lions on a permanent basis.

Sources revealed that Fandi, who currently helms the national Under-23s, will eventually remain in the senior set-up when the FAS finds its man, taking on a role similar to that of an assistant national coach.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 08, 2018, with the headline 'Fandi to step up, coach hunt is on'. Print Edition | Subscribe