Grassroots ● May 21, 2019

FAS celebrates AFC Grassroots Football Day 2019


SINGAPORE, 21 MAY 2019 – Close to 120 participants gathered at Serangoon Stadium last Sunday to celebrate the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Grassroots Football Day 2019.

Organised by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) and ActiveSG Serangoon Sports Centre, participants were treated to a series of activities such as try-out stations with simple, fun drills and games which allowed them to experience and enjoy football.

Participants included beneficiaries and their family members, coaches and guardians from Special Olympics, Children’s Cancer Foundation, SportCares (Girls), Eden School, NTUC Silver Circle (Serangoon).

Also present were Chairman of the FAS Community Outreach, Grassroots and Volunteer Management Committee Michael Foo, Deputy Chairman Rizal Rasudin, committee members – Edwin Pang, Lim Chock Sing and Melvin Koh – and Women’s National Team players.

The AFC Grassroots Football Day is celebrated across Asia to highlight the importance of grassroots as a basis for football’s success in Asia.