Ahmad, Fandi

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Name
Ahmad, Fandi Gender: M
Fandi bin Ahmad
born on 29 May 1962 at 14:05 (= 2:05 PM )
Place Singapore, Singapore, 1n16, 103e51
Timezone +073 h7e30 (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 07°25' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 10°22 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 28°49'



Fandi Ahmad (2019)
photo: SE Asian Football, license cc-by-sa-4.0

Biography

Singaporean former soccer player who is currently the head coach of Singapore Premier League club Young Lions. He mainly played as a striker, but also played as a midfielder. He played for Malaysia Cup state sides Singapore FA, Kuala Lumpur FA and Pahang FA, and won titles with all three, including two Doubles in 1992 and 1994, and the Golden Boot in 1988.

Fandi also played for Niac Mitra (Indonesia), Groningen (Netherlands), Geylang United (Singapore) and SAFFC (Singapore). With the Singapore national team, Fandi won 101 caps, scored 55 goals, won three Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) silver medals and was captain from 1993 to 1997.

He managed SAFFC, Pelita Raya (Indonesia) and Johor Darul Takzim (Malaysia), served as assistant national coach and runs the Fandi Ahmad Academy.

As a 1994 winner of the Pingat Bakti Masyarakat (state medal), the first Singaporean footballer to play in Europe, the first Singaporean millionaire sportsperson and first Singaporean sportsperson to have a published biography, Fandi has been called a national legend.

He has five children with his wife, South African model Wendy Jacobs, and his father is Ahmad Wartam, a former national goalkeeper.

Fandi was ranked sixth in a list of Singapore's 50 Greatest Athletes of the Century by The Straits Times in 1999.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from The Fandi Ahmad Story by Wilfred Yeo (Brit Aspen Pub., 1993), page 127: "Do you know he waited until after the doctors and nurses at Kandang Kerbau Hospital had finished their lunch before coming into this world? He was born at 2.05 pm."

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Five)
  • Vocation : Sports : Soccer (Eur.Football) (Striker, midfielder)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Soccer team coach/ manager)
  • Notable : Awards : Medals
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (National soccer team player)