Football: Underdogs must be ready to roar, says Fandi Ahmad

Fandi Ahmad in a relaxed mood with his Singapore players at last night's training session at the National Stadium, ahead of today's clash against Indonesia's Under-23 team.
Fandi Ahmad in a relaxed mood with his Singapore players at last night's training session at the National Stadium, ahead of today's clash against Indonesia's Under-23 team.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

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He will make his Singapore Under-23s debut tonight, but once the referee blows the first whistle, Fandi Ahmad will find himself in the dugout.

It might be only a friendly against Indonesia's U-23 side but Fandi, who is the Republic's U-23 coach, was as excited as when he won his first senior cap with the Lions back in 1979.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 21, 2018, with the headline 'Underdogs must be ready to roar: Fandi'. Print Edition | Subscribe