SPL club Warriors up for foreign takeover?

Warriors FC (in white) were losing finalists to Tampines Rovers in the Singapore Cup last Saturday. The club have been charged with offences against the Employment Act for owing over $350,000 in salaries.
Warriors FC (in white) were losing finalists to Tampines Rovers in the Singapore Cup last Saturday. The club have been charged with offences against the Employment Act for owing over $350,000 in salaries. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH

Two entities, undeterred by club's financial woes, interested in ownership of Cup finalists

A glimmer of hope has appeared for troubled professional football club Warriors FC, The Straits Times has learnt, in the form of two interested parties that are mulling a takeover of the Singapore Premier League (SPL) side.

The parties expressed their interest before Thursday's news of the club facing 107 charges for offences under the Employment Act, and are understood to be undeterred.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 09, 2019, with the headline 'Warriors up for foreign takeover?'. Print Edition | Subscribe