FAS' REPLY TO MEDIA QUERY REGARDING AFF FOOTBALL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
“The Asean Football Federation (AFF) Football Management System was conceived by the AFF with the key goal of raising the capabilities and capacities of the Member Associations and Clubs in various aspects of football management including but not limited to information technology, corporate governance, human asset management, and coach education.
“The then-FAS President Zainudin Nordin was of the view that this programme would also be beneficial to Singapore football. As the FAS budget was not able to financially support the AFF on this initiative, he approached Mr Bill Ng and asked if he would be keen to assist the AFF.
“Tiong Bahru FC studied the proposal and was of the view that stakeholders in football, including players, coaches, volunteers, parents and administrators, would benefit from the AFF Football Management System. Following this, Tiong Bahru FC decided to support AFF’s initiative directly, and offered a $500,000 donation to AFF. Tiong Bahru FC requested the FAS to assist in sending the donation to AFF. FAS did so accordingly.”
- FAS spokesman