Taiwanese youngsters learn in Singapore

Taipei Times
Date: May 21, 2017
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

A boys’ soccer team from Taipei representing Taiwan made it past the group stage

Master Football Academy (MFA) general manager Michael Chandler, center rear, poses for a photograph with the MFA Liverpool under-12 team at the JSSL International Sevens tournament in Singapore from April 29 to May 1 alongside former Manchester United and England defender Paul Parker, left, the official ambassador for the tournament, and former Liverpool and England striker Emile Heskey, right rear. Photo: courtesy of Master Football Academy

into the knockout round at an Asian youth tournament in Singapore earlier this month, from which they brought home valuable experience of playing against top-level competition and the thrill of meeting two former England internationals — Paul Parker and Emile Heskey.

The Master Football Academy (MFA) under-12 team were the sole representatives from Taiwan at this year’s Junior Soccer School & League (JSSL) International Sevens competition in Singapore, which took place from April 29 to May 1.

According to the organizers, the event is the biggest international youth soccer tournament in Asia, with 270 teams from 15 nations.    [FULL  STORY]

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