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Updated: 01/04/2013 06:17 | By Channel NewsAsia

Football: Singapore’s team manager Eugene Loo resigns

Football: Singapore’s team manager Eugene Loo resigns


Football: Singapore’s team manager Eugene Loo resigns

SINGAPORE: Lions team manager Eugene Loo has resigned from his post after nine years, citing family commitments.

This comes shortly after national coach Raddy Avramovic said he would not renew his contract — which expired on December 31.

Mr Loo joined as team manager in 2004 and turned in his notice on Wednesday.

Under his watch, the Lions have clinched various titles, most recently the fourth ASEAN football title.

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) says it is looking for a suitable replacement.

Mr Ridzal Saat, Deputy Director for Development and Planning at FAS, said the players who have worked with Eugene were saddened when they heard that he was leaving.

He said Eugene will still be around when the players come back together in late January for the Asian qualifiers.

— CNA/de

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