Football: Teen forward Ikhsan Fandi off to Norway for trial with second-tier side Raufoss

Ikhsan Fandi enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2018, scoring five times in eight games for Singapore from September to November, including a bicycle-kick goal in the 6-1 Suzuki Cup win over Timor-Leste.
Ikhsan Fandi enjoyed a breakthrough year in 2018, scoring five times in eight games for Singapore from September to November, including a bicycle-kick goal in the 6-1 Suzuki Cup win over Timor-Leste.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - As he ushered in 2019 on Tuesday (Jan 1), local football starlet Ikhsan Fandi had just one New Year resolution - to earn a playing contract in Europe.

On Thursday morning, just over a day after his older brother Irfan flew to join Thai League 2 club Bangkok Glass, the 19-year-old headed to Norway for a trial with Raufoss IL.

TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?