Press Releases ● Nov 04, 2016
FAS To Participate In First Australian Football Administrator Exchange
SINGAPORE, 4 NOVEMBER 2016: The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the inaugural Football Federation Australia (FFA) Women‚Äôs Football Administrator Exchange, which will begin next Monday. Women‚Äôs National Team player and Women‚Äôs Football Executive Ms Beatrice Tan has been nominated to represent FAS.
Together with representatives from the Football Association of Malaysia, Football Association of Thailand, and Vietnam Football Federation, Ms Tan will be in Australia from 7 ‚Äì 18 November 2016 for an intensive two-week programme for women‚Äôs football administrators in the ASEAN region.
Ms Julie Teo, General Manager of Grassroots and Women‚Äôs Football, said: ‚ÄúWomen‚Äôs football in Singapore is currently growing and developing at a rapid pace. We are happy to send our colleagues on exchange programmes such as this to enable them to learn more from other Member Associations, and bring their experience home to share with other colleagues. It is imperative to strengthen such foundations to fuel further growth in the sport.‚Äù
Fully funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the course will be held at the FFA headquarters in Sydney and at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra.
Ms Tan was grateful for the opportunity to attend the exchange, saying: ‚ÄúI am extremely thankful to the FAS for believing in me and sending me to attend this exchange in Australia, which is the first of its kind. The opportunity to exchange ideas with not just the FFA and AIS but also my ASEAN counterparts to bring women‚Äôs football to the next level in the region is exciting. I am looking forward to a fruitful and enriching trip, and sharing the lessons learnt with my colleagues when I return.‚Äù
CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT
FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE