Football: Fandi Ahmad to hold the fort while FAS searches for national coach


Sources revealed that Fandi Ahmad will be appointed not as an interim coach, but in a role likened to an assistant national coach.
Sources revealed that Fandi Ahmad will be appointed not as an interim coach, but in a role likened to an assistant national coach.ST PHOTO: JONATHAN CHOO

SINGAPORE - 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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