Football: South Korean Song Ui-young gets Singapore PR, sets sights on playing for Lions

Song Ui-young has satisfied Fifa's five-year residency rule to play for an adopted country at senior level.
Song Ui-young has satisfied Fifa's five-year residency rule to play for an adopted country at senior level.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - Throughout his nine years here, Song Ui-young has carved a reputation for being a tenacious midfielder in the Singapore Premier League.

This determination extends off the pitch as the 26-year-old South Korean finally became a Singapore permanent resident in May on his third attempt, with the support of Sport Singapore and the Football Association of Singapore.

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