Football: Fulham hope Singapore teenager Ben Davis can bounce back from 'disruptive' period

Mindef said footballer Ben Davis failed to report for NS as required and is also staying overseas without a valid exit permit. The 18-year-old signed professional terms with English Premier League club Fulham last July.
Mindef said footballer Ben Davis failed to report for NS as required and is also staying overseas without a valid exit permit. The 18-year-old signed professional terms with English Premier League club Fulham last July.PHOTO: THE NEW PAPER
Fulham's academy director Huw Jennings at Carlton Hotel Singapore on April 18, 2019.
Fulham's academy director Huw Jennings at Carlton Hotel Singapore on April 18, 2019. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - English Premier League side Fulham are offering their support to Singaporean footballer Ben Davis as he goes through a "very disruptive time", said the club's academy director Huw Jennings on Thursday (April 18).

The 18-year-old Davis, who is currently injured with a stress fracture of his shin, became a national service (NS) defaulter in February after failing to report for NS as required.

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