Jessica Goodfellow
3 days ago

Singapore's Sea Group buys local football club

The local internet giant wants to breathe new life into Singapore's football scene.

(Left to right) Forrest Li, chairman of Lion City Sailors FC; Lim Kia Tong, president of the FAS; Winston Wong, chairman of Home United.

Singapore internet giant Sea Group wants to elevate the football scene in the country, by acquiring and rebranding local football club, Home United.

The company has assumed 100% ownership of the club, which will make its debut in the upcoming Singapore Premier League SPL season under a new name, Lion City Sailors FC.

Publicly-listed Sea is the parent company of Shopee, Garena and SeaMoney and is the largest...

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