FAS president, Lim Kia Tong, dies at aged 70

Mr. Lim Kia Tong, president of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). He was dead at the age of 69.

Singaporean president of the Football Association Lim Kia Tong dies at 69

Mr. Lim Kia Tong, president of the Football Association of Singapore (FAS), has died aged 69. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (Sep 14), the group wrote: “The FAS is devastated to receive news of the sudden passing of our president, Mr. Lim Kia Tong. ” Mr. Lim has served as the first elected FAS president since 2017 and was a dedicated servant of the sport he loved. ” From Thursday, the FAS will be setting up a tribute place in the lobby of the FAS office at Jalan Besar Stadium for individuals who would wish to pay their respects.

“On behalf of the FAS Council, secretariat, and the wider football fraternity, we express our heartfelt condolences to the family of the late Mr. Lim during their time of mourning,” stated the organization. In a Facebook post on Wednesday, Mr. Tong said Mr. Lim “was absolutely devoted to football, consumed with doing his best to lift Singapore football”, adding that he was also a respected figure at FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) (AFC).

“He realized that football, as a team game, needed a squad not only on the field but off it as well. ” So he reached out to all factions and personalities, and with his charming temperament, gradually repaired splits and brought people together.” AFC president Shaikh Salman Ebrahim Al Khalifa also penned a statement upon news of Mr. Lim’s death. “On behalf of the AFC and the Asian football family, please accept my profound condolences and sympathy on the demise of our good friend, FAS President Lim Kia Tong. “He committed so much of his life, not only to Singapore football but to the Asian and world game,” added Mr. Shaikh Salman.

Lim Kia Tong Age, Family, Early Life

Lim Kia Tong was 69 years old at the time of his death. He holds a Singaporean nationality and he belongs to white ethnicity. His actual birth date and Zodiac sign are unknown.

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On Lim Kia Tong’s parents, there is currently no information known.

Lim Kia Tong Wife, What about his Children?

It appears that Lim Kia Tong was a married guy with children. However, there is no information on his relationship or children available.

Lim Kia Tong Career, What was his profession?

Mr. Lim was first elected president of FAS in April 2017 after his Team LKT defeated Mr. Bill Ng’s Team Game Changers 30-13. He was re-elected unopposed as president of the FAS for a second four-year term in 2021. A criminal litigation lawyer, Mr. Lim had been on the FAS committee since 1999. He was first a council member before becoming vice president in 2007, previous to his election as president.

He also became the first Singaporean to assume a leadership role on a FIFA committee when he was elected as its disciplinary committee’s deputy chairman in May 2013. Mr. Lim was a member of the AFC legal committee from 2003 to 2006, and its disciplinary committee from 2007 to 2011. He was chairperson of the AFC Disciplinary and Ethics Committee from March 11 till the time of his death. As chairperson, Mr. Lim executed his duties with “utmost professionalism and integrity and was a strong advocate of good governance”, said Mr. Shaikh Salman.

How much is Lim Kia Tong Net Worth?

Lim Kia Tong has not disclosed his financial details. Thus it is hard to estimate his net worth.

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Which school and college did he go to?

There are no sites that provide information about Lim Kia Tong’s educational background. The high school he attended and the institution he graduated from are all being investigated. This implies that he finished her education in his hometown.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

We also looked for Lim Kia Tong on Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms but were unable to locate him. He must have a social media account under a different name, or he may not have any.

Physical Appearance of Lim Kia Tong’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Lim Kia Tong’s should be knows

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Relationship StatusNot Available

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