Water polo: New Japanese coach Aoyogi to lead S'pore men's quest to reclaim SEA Games gold

He replaces Dejan Milakovic, who oversaw the team at the 2019 Games where they were beaten to gold

Kan Aoyogi (above) will take over from Dejan Milakovic in March 2021.
Kan Aoyogi (above) will take over from Dejan Milakovic in March 2021.PHOTO: COURTESY OF SINGAPORE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION

SINGAPORE - Twelve months after losing their SEA Games crown in the Philippines, the Singapore men's water polo team will be parting ways with their coach of four years Dejan Milakovic.

The Serb will be replaced by former Japan national captain Kan Aoyogi, who will take over in March. This comes shortly after the Singapore Swimming Association (SSA) appointed Australian Paul Oberman as its water polo technical director in January.

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