Football: Lions No. 1 Izwan Mahbud aims to prove himself in Thailand's top division

Singapore goalkeeper Izwan Mahbud in action for Thai League 2 side Nongbua Pitchaya.
Singapore goalkeeper Izwan Mahbud in action for Thai League 2 side Nongbua Pitchaya.PHOTO: NONGBUAPITCHAYA/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - During the off-season, local footballers are often on the lookout for greener pastures, hoping to land a more lucrative contract and make the most of a limited career span.

But Singapore No. 1 Izwan Mahbud has been bucking the trend, opting to prioritise personal development over financial reward.

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