Football: Ikhsan Fandi determined to step out of dad Fandi Ahmad's shadow and succeed in Norway stint

Ikhsan Fandi tells us what his favourite local breakfast is, whether he has a girlfriend, and about his move to Norwegian club Raufoss IL.
Ikhsan Fandi signed a two-year deal with Norway second-tier club Raufoss IL to become first Lion in 30 years to join a European team, and the third after his father Fandi Ahmad and V. Sundram Moorthy.
Ikhsan Fandi signed a two-year deal with Norway second-tier club Raufoss IL to become first Lion in 30 years to join a European team, and the third after his father Fandi Ahmad and V. Sundram Moorthy. PHOTO: MARIUS MYKLESET

SINGAPORE - He has yet to receive his jersey number at his new club, but Ikhsan Fandi is already clear which number he doesn't want.

Knowing how he looks up to his father Fandi Ahmad, it came as a surprise when the 19-year-old striker sheepishly said: "I don't like 17 lah. That is for my father, and maybe my older brother (21-year-old defender Irfan is actually set to wear No. 16 at Thai League 2 club Bangkok Glass), but not for me."

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