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Forget the World Cup, shoot for the SEA Games football gold first

Goal 2034 - coming after the fizzled-out Goal 2010 - is a far-fetched idea because Singapore's football landscape is not ready for it

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The Singapore national football team in training ahead of their international friendly against Myanmar on June 11. They lost 1-2. Their coach is Tatsuma Yoshida, who started his stint with the team at the end of May.

HERE we go again. Stop day-dreaming. Once bitten, twice shy. These refrains have been often heard among football fans here when they are asked about the Singapore national team being challenged to shoot for a berth in the 2034 edition of the Fifa World Cup finals.

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