Albirex Niigata Singapore FC is dominating soccer in the Lion City, and was unbeaten for all of last season. Photo: Leo Shengwei, Playmaker
Albirex Niigata Singapore FC is dominating soccer in the Lion City, and was unbeaten for all of last season. Photo: Leo Shengwei, Playmaker
Singapore

How Japanese club Albirex Niigata scored big in Singapore soccer

  • The satellite team has been a huge success in the Singapore Premier League, winning all 11 trophies on offer since 2016 and drawing bumper crowds
  • But what does its dominance say about the standard of local football, and how long will the authorities allow it to remain?

Albirex Niigata Singapore FC is dominating soccer in the Lion City, and was unbeaten for all of last season. Photo: Leo Shengwei, Playmaker
Albirex Niigata Singapore FC is dominating soccer in the Lion City, and was unbeaten for all of last season. Photo: Leo Shengwei, Playmaker
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