Ikhsan Fandi starts 'adulting' in Norway

Besides growing in confidence on the pitch, Raufoss striker is learning life lessons off it

Left: Ikhsan Fandi has scored two goals in seven substitute appearances for Raufoss since his signing in January. Below: Ikhsan helps out although flatmate Parfait Bizoza, a defender, does most of the cooking at home.
Ikhsan Fandi has scored two goals in seven substitute appearances for Raufoss since his signing in January. PHOTO COURTESY OF IKHSAN FANDI

He may still be some way off his ambition of playing in a top European league, but Ikhsan Fandi is definitely making progress, after scoring his first two goals in Norway's second-tier football league for Raufoss IL earlier this month.

And the Singapore striker told The Straits Times he is not just growing in confidence on the pitch, he is also learning life lessons off it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 23, 2019, with the headline 'Ikhsan starts 'adulting' in Norway'. Print Edition | Subscribe