Football is a very old sport. Because, according to FIFA, the sport of football has been played since 206 BC by the Chinese people. At that time, the game by kicking the ball was known as cuju or kick ball. The way to play is almost the same as the current ball game, free to kick the ball using all parts of the body except the hands. It’s just that over time, football began to be held professionally with binding rules.
Talking about football, Singapore has officially made 128 years of beautiful history in the world of football. According to FAS, one of the best history that their football club was able to make was winning the AFF Cup 4 times. The victory could not be separated from the quality of the players. This article will specifically review information about the best Singapore football players of the year. at least there is a player who gets the title of the best player, including:
- Harris Harun
The player who made his international debut at the age of 16 has earned the nickname “Fantastic Captain”. Harris is known as the best midfielder in Southeast Asia, because of his good passing skills. When he was 29 years old, Harris was able to score 101 caps and 10 goals. Thanks to his abilities, Harris is more often used as a midfield general, although he is also capable of being a central defender.
- Safuwan Bahrudin
This central defender managed to frustrate Thai players during the 2012 AFF Cup. Not only skilled as a central defender, Safuwan also proved reliable as a defensive midfielder at his current club. This Selangor FA club player is dubbed as a multifunctional player, because he is able to become a center back, right back, central midfielder, and even a striker. He started his career in 2010, and to date has managed to record 96 caps and 6 goals.
- Hassan Sunny
All Singaporeans will agree that Hassan Sunny is the best goalkeeper of the last 2 decades. He started his professional career as a goalkeeper in 2003 with Geylang United. With Hassan joining Geylang, his career began to open and eventually joined Tampines Rovers. During his career in football, Hassan managed to get 85 caps with The Lions.
- Gabriel Quak Jun Yi
His name became known when he got into a fight with a young player from Beijing, when he played for the Young Lions. This National Football Academy dropout has the ability to provide very good crosses. No wonder he got a lot of praise from football fans. Gabriel is the first Chinese Singaporean to appear for The Lions. Currently, he is 29 years old, and he has managed to get 35 caps and 5 goals.
- Ikhsan Fandi
This 21-year-old player is the eldest child of Fandi Ahmad. He is considered to have natural talent as a reliable striker. Thanks to this, he managed to become the first Singaporean player to compete in Europe with Raufoss IL (the club that made his name until now). It is estimated that Ikhsan will remain the best striker who leads the front line for the next 10 years. During his time in the world of football, Ikhsan managed to score 8 goals from 18 stunning appearances.
Those are some of the best Singaporean football players of 2021, who do you think is the most accomplished? Of course, everyone has their own achievements.
Written by leaguesw