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.

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