Football: FAS to review scheduling of matches at Yishun Stadium after floodlight fiasco

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The Estuary condominium (left), which overlooks Yishun Stadium (right). An under-19 football match on April 10, 2018, was abandoned after two of the stadium's four floodlights were turned off at 9pm.
The Estuary condominium (left), which overlooks Yishun Stadium (right). An under-19 football match on April 10, 2018, was abandoned after two of the stadium's four floodlights were turned off at 9pm.ST PHOTO: ALVIN HO

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is reviewing its scheduling of matches at Yishun Stadium.

This follows an incident on April 10 in which two of the facility's four floodlights were turned off in the 69th minute of an FAS Centre of Excellence (COE) match between the FAS Football Academy Under-19 side and Warriors FC U-19s.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 18, 2018, with the headline 'Schedule review after floodlight fiasco'. Subscribe