Sports Hub can 'play bigger role' in creating iconic sports experience, says MCCY's Edwin Tong

Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong during the Singapore Premier League match between Tampines Rovers and Hougang United at Our Tampines Hub on Oct 17, 2020. PHOTO: COURTESY OF MCCY
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SINGAPORE - As a schoolboy footballer at St Joseph's Institution, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong remembers aiming to reach the National inter-school football final so that he and his team could play at the National Stadium.

"When I was growing up and I remember the experience as to why it's so important, it's seen as a reward for making the Under-14, Under-16 finals," said Mr Tong, who wants the younger generation to build a similar connection with the Singapore Sports Hub.

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