Iceland celebrate their Euro 2016 qualification!

What can Singapore learn from Iceland?

Just recently, Icelandic President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson was in Singapore for a three day state visit. Apart from having an orchid named in his and his wife’s honour at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, it is also notable to note how similar Iceland and Singapore are. They both have good economies, and both are located in[…]

LionsXII lifting the Malaysia FA Cup 2015. Image credit: lionsxiisg

SEA Games stars the toast of LionsXII

FINALLY!!! Our first Cup win in Malaysian football since 1994. The hopeful expectation of a people, crying for another glorious chapter to be written, was building up day by day. Our LionsXII took it on their young shoulders, and delivered in emphatic style. Until our boys’ Malaysia FA Cup heroics, 2015 had been a underwhelming[…]

Son taking on Dad

PlayPal Football recognises post-Pioneer Generation’s contribution to SG50

Post-Pioneer Generation gets to play futsal at facilities with discounted booking rates PlayPal, the team behind Asia’s first football community app –PlayPal Football– is encouraging post-Pioneer Generation enthusiasts to strap on their boots and start playing. From 9th May to 9th August this year, Singaporeans born between 1950 to 1980 will be able to get[…]

local football - developing the youths

Wind of change – Local football on the up?

The musical chair for local football continues. There is a wind of change as FAS appoints Michel Sablon as its new technical director. Amid the criticism surrounding local football recently with poor showings by the Singapore national and youth teams, PlayPal certainly feels that this is a move by FAS in the right direction and has given us[…]

Nazri Talks Singapore Football

PlayPal talks Singapore Football – The one with Nazri

Ball winner, hatchet man, midfield destroyer, Captain Marvel. Terms that local football fans associate former Singapore football captain Nazri Nasir with. For the past 20 years, Nazri has been a mainstay of the Singapore football scene. From winning the 1994 Malaysia Cup, playing in the inaugural S.League season to skippering Singapore to the 1998 ASEAN Football Championship title, Nazri has[…]