Portuguese wisdom for Irfan, Ikhsan

From left: Fandi Ahmad, Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo, Irfan Fandi, agent Jorge Mendes and Ikhsan Fandi at their meeting on Saturday. Nuno, who will coach Wolves in the English Premier League next season, and Mendes gave the two Young Lions advi
From left: Fandi Ahmad, Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo, Irfan Fandi, agent Jorge Mendes and Ikhsan Fandi at their meeting on Saturday. Nuno, who will coach Wolves in the English Premier League next season, and Mendes gave the two Young Lions advice on playing professionally in Europe.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

It was a Hari Raya Puasa to remember for Fandi Ahmad and his sons Irfan and Ikhsan as they met top football agent Jorge Mendes and Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo on Saturday afternoon.

The Portuguese duo were in Singapore for a holiday - both are friends of Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, owner of LaLiga side Valencia - and offered to help Fandi's sons secure trials at European clubs.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 18, 2018, with the headline 'Portuguese wisdom for Irfan, Ikhsan'. Print Edition | Subscribe