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Singh Wants To Rub Shoulders With World’s Best

National men’s football Under-23 defender, Alvin Singh is one of the three senior players in our Olympic Games campaign at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month. Under the Olympic Games
21 Jul 2016 13:54
Singh Wants To Rub Shoulders With World’s Best
Captains Alvin Singh of Fiji (left) and Fenedy Masauvakalo of Vanuatu shaking hands before the game at Port Vila Stadium yesterday. Photo: FIJI FA MEDIA

National men’s football Under-23 defender, Alvin Singh is one of the three senior players in our Olympic Games campaign at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil next month. Under the Olympic Games rule, participating football teams can field three players who are over the age of 23.

For Fiji, Singh leads the charge as he captained our side to their recent build-up tours to Spain and Brazil. Also joining him are Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna and veteran goalkeeper Simione Tamanisau. In a Q&A session, Singh spoke to Fox Sports Pulse:

Q: Why did you take up football?

SINGH: My dad always watched the sport when I was still a baby so my interest in the sport started very early

Q: What achievements are you most proud of in your sporting career?

SINGH: To participate at the FIFA World Club Championship in Abu Dhabi

Q: What are you looking forward to the most in Rio 2016?

SINGH: Playing against the world’s greatest players

Q: Your hobbies?

SINGH: Travelling and watching movies

3 Things About You, We Do Not Know:

I still listen to my parents

Keen to try new things

I love Chelsea Football Club

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