Football: It's about the 'team' for Fandi Ahmad in his mission to rejuvenate the Lions

Ahead of the Lions' AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match against Timor-Leste on Wednesday (Nov 21), interim national coach Fandi Ahmad invited The Straits Times to the team's base at the Oasia Hotel Novena for a quick chat.
Fandi Ahmad has made it pertinent to create a positive atmosphere.
Fandi Ahmad has made it pertinent to create a positive atmosphere. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Life, it does appear, can have a repeat button sometimes. In Fandi Ahmad's case, he has pressed it quite a few times and, from the many rewinds, he found the inspiration to rebuild the national football team.

That button in question is on the touchscreen of his mobile phone. To revive the Lions, he thought out of the box. And his ideas have come from an unlikely source.

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