We need to keep improving: Singapore football association chief Lim Kia Tong

Football Association of Singapore president Lim Kia Tong is working on lifting the standard of the national teams and promoting greater transparency in the governing body.
Football Association of Singapore president Lim Kia Tong is working on lifting the standard of the national teams and promoting greater transparency in the governing body. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Ikhsan Fandi reacting after a 3-0 defeat in Thailand as Singapore crashed out of the AFF Suzuki Cup last November.
Ikhsan Fandi reacting after a 3-0 defeat in Thailand as Singapore crashed out of the AFF Suzuki Cup last November. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

In mid-term review, FAS chief pledges extra effort to lift standard of national teams

It has been a busy 24 months since Football Association of Singapore (FAS) president Lim Kia Tong and his team were elected, but he knows there can be no let up if the national football body hopes to be successful in its goal of lifting the game locally.

Lim, 66, understands that he and his line-up will be judged on how the national teams perform, as he sat down with The Sunday Times for an interview at the half-way mark of the four-year mandate.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 19, 2019, with the headline 'We need to keep improving: Lim'. Print Edition | Subscribe