Football: Faris Ramli latest national footballer to experience an overseas move that goes awry

Faris Ramli celebrates a goal with team mates in the Suzuki Cup in November 2018.
Faris Ramli celebrates a goal with team mates in the Suzuki Cup in November 2018.ST FILE PHOTO

SINGAPORE - A winger with a nose for goals, Singapore international Faris Ramli smelled a rat when he signed a one-year deal with Malaysian Premier League (MPL) club Perlis, worth more than US$100,000 (S$136,000), last month.

He was promised an apartment, but had to put up in a hotel in Kuala Lumpur, pay the bill of a few hundred ringgits himself, and wait for reimbursement.

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