Tampines rope in Kadir as adviser

Kadir Yahaya with some young players from St Joseph's Institution. The new Tampines Rovers adviser, who coached SJI's C Division team to the schools south zone title for the past two years, remains contracted to SJI.
Kadir Yahaya with some young players from St Joseph's Institution. The new Tampines Rovers adviser, who coached SJI's C Division team to the schools south zone title for the past two years, remains contracted to SJI.BERITA HARIAN FILE PHOTO

Former Lion to helm Stags and guide head coach-in-waiting Lee till he gets his A licence

In a coaching reshuffle for next season's Singapore Premier League (SPL), Tampines Rovers will be guided by one of Singapore's most respected football tacticians in tandem with a promising young coach.

Kadir Yahaya, who led the Republic to a bronze at the 2010 Youth Olympics, will be an adviser to the Stags and with him on the bench will be new head coach-in-waiting Gavin Lee, who takes over from German Jurgen Raab. Tampines' recently retired captain Fahrudin Mustafic will also join the backroom staff as an assistant coach.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 15, 2018, with the headline 'Tampines rope in Kadir as adviser'. Print Edition | Subscribe