Sofa, so good as Zulfahmi lives Chonburi dream

Zulfahmi Arifin on his debut for Chonburi on Jan 10. The Singaporean was one of eight players chosen to model the club's new kit.
Zulfahmi Arifin on his debut for Chonburi on Jan 10. The Singaporean was one of eight players chosen to model the club's new kit.

Zulfahmi Arifin has spent almost two months in Thailand, and misses his family.

During this time, the 26-year-old national footballer, who in January signed a deal with Thai League 1 club Chonburi, has managed to spend only nine days with his wife Hanan Fathi, who he married last September.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 25, 2018, with the headline 'Sofa, so good as Zulfahmi lives Chonburi dream'. Subscribe