Team LKT drops hint of not supporting Asean Super League

Football Association of Singapore (FAS) presidential hopeful Lim Kia Tong dropped the biggest hint yet that his team will not be fully supportative of the ASL, should they be elected.

Lim unveiled his full team to the media on Friday evening, along with his slate's manifesto to inspire change, be more inclusive and to lead with integrity.

Team LKT shared they were confident they could lead Singapore football out of the doldrums, especially after convincing the likes of Singapore's football 'Godfather' Teo Hock Seng to give them his backing.

The FAS provisional council president also tackled other questions, among which included pledging more support for the National Football League.

When asked about the Asean Super League (ASL) and where his team stood on Singapore’s inclusion, Lim said they will adopt a wait-and-see approach.

However, he was adamant that the FAS will not be showing the ASL preferential treatment if team LKT comes into power.

“If there is anything out there that will affect the S.League, we have to treat it with some reservations,” he said,

“When we take over, a lot of efforts will be placed on the S.League because we strongly feel the strength of the S.League will be the strength of the national team.

“About the ASL, you all must be mindful that it is a commercial outfit which has nothing to do with the FAS. The FAS is not part of the ASL, FAS do not need to form or groom a team solely for the ASL."

Lim was also quick to suggest that he will not be adopting Zainudin's style of management should he become head of the association.

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