Football: I enjoy the pressure and challenge of being national head coach, says Fandi Ahmad

Ahead of his first official match serving as interim national coach, Fandi Ahmad talks about dealing with pressure and his motivations behind taking on the new role.
Fandi Ahmad with the national team at its first training session, on Sept 3, 2018.
Fandi Ahmad with the national team at its first training session, on Sept 3, 2018.ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

He burst into prominence at the age of 16, and 40 years on, Fandi Ahmad is still carrying the expectations of the nation.

This time, as national team head coach and Football Association of Singapore (FAS) head coach of youth - the two hottest seats in local sport.

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