One of the first things that greeted Irfan and Ikhsan Fandi in the Netherlands, where they arrived for football trials with FC Groningen on Monday, was the Beep Test.
The fitness test, which was mandatory for S-League players from 2002 to 2012, was a major stumbling block for local footballers after several high-profile names struggled to pass it.
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