S’pore could lose first-ever S’porean EPL signing Ben Davis to Thailand or England

S’pore could lose first-ever S’porean EPL signing Ben Davis to Thailand or England

Mothership.SG·2018-07-15 22:20

The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) has announced that the first-ever Singaporean to be signed to an English Premier League side Fulham would have to serve National Service regardless.

This has come as a surprise to some Singaporeans.

Many probably recall recent cases of deferment, such as Singapore’s first Olympic gold medallist Joseph Schooling and fellow national swimmer Quah Zheng Wen.

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nmz 22/07/2018

What is the government doing.. hope they realize that if they don’t give him deferment he doesn’t even need his Singapore citizenship given his mixed blood..

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kiasu king 17/07/2018

no point of staying in Singapore. there is no career in sports here. What advantages you have in becoming a Singaporean?

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Blackrose 16/07/2018

Singapore don't deserve him then. All talk and no action is what Singapore will be known for.

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Allan 16/07/2018

Forgo your Singaporean citizenship and go UK to play for good. Don't waste your soccer talent here. Soccer is not a one man game. Only one good player is not enough. Singapore can never make it to the World Soccer scene.

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Never Give Up 16/07/2018

asking a deferrment is personal gains... the gov cld provide other options...

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