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S.LEAGUE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER STEPS DOWN TO PURSUE OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

Date: 
Tue, 03 Jan 2017

S.LEAGUE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER STEPS DOWN TO PURSUE OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

SINGAPORE, 3 JANUARY 2017: The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) today announced that S.League Chief Executive Officer Lim Chin will be leaving his position on 31 March 2017 to pursue other opportunities.

Mr Lim, who was appointed S.League CEO in January 2012, said: “After helming the S.League for the past five years, I have decided that it is the right time for me to pursue other interests and opportunities.”

Mr Lim added: “It has been an exhilarating ride season after season and I would like to sincerely thank all the Club Chairmen and General Managers, as well as the Club staff, coaches and players for their great support. I have enjoyed working with the FAS Council and my dedicated colleagues at the S.League. I will definitely continue to support Singapore football and hope all stakeholders will do the same as well. I wish all the Clubs the very best for the coming season.”

Mr Lim Kia Tong, the President of the Provisional Council, said: “Both parties have been in discussions for some time and while we are disappointed to lose a diligent servant of the game like Mr Lim Chin, we understand his decision to pursue other opportunities. We would like to thank him for his contributions to the S.League and we wish him all the best for the future.

“We have requested that Mr Lim continue in his role until 31 March 2017 to oversee the kick-off of the new league season and he has agreed to do so. The FAS Provisional Council will continue to work with our stakeholders and staff to further enhance the quality of our professional league as well as other aspects of Singapore Football.”

Following Mr Lim's departure, Mr Kok Wai Leong, S.League Director of Operations, will oversee the operations of the league.

 

 

 

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