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Singapore FA announces profound changes for 2018 S-League

Football Association of Singapore (FAS) president Lim Kia Tong announced the profound changes for next year’s S-League.

In yesterday’s meeting at Jalan Besar Stadium, president Lim announced that the Singapore football governing body would restrict the average age of players with Under-23 quotas, while implementing the frequent test to evaluate the players’ fitness.

“The threat of going semi-pro was very real,” Lim urged officials, coaches and players to be more professional in their mindsets, as reported by The Straits Times.

“The clubs must be more professional, the mindset of the management has to change if we are to play entertaining and fast-moving football, which is the name of the game now.

“No development means no future. If we encourage our younger players to join the S-League, there is a future in our football.

“I strongly believe it is time to roll out these changes and, if we take control with vigilance, the football landscape will change.”