Press Releases ● Nov 29, 2017
FAS’ GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES COMMENDED AT AFC ANNUAL AWARDS
SINGAPORE, 29 NOVEMBER 2017: The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) was awarded the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football in the Developing category today at the AFC Annual Awards in Bangkok, Thailand. FAS President Mr Lim Kia Tong was present to receive the award.
Mr Lim said: “It is an honour for the FAS to be recognised by the AFC for our efforts in promoting grassroots football. The award is an affirmation that we are on the right track and we will continue to work towards building Singapore football at all levels.”
The AFC President Recognition Award for Grassroots Football recognises Member Associations’ (MAs) efforts to develop and promote grassroots football. Several areas are considered, including the MA’s technical programmes as well as grassroots partnerships and activities.
The Association was also nominated for the AFC Dream Asia Award for its commitment in using football as an avenue to promote social development.
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