Syed Saddiq sees an increase in top talents with bigger budget

Teen sensation: Luqman Hakim Shamsudin is flanked by Malaysian businessman and K.V. Kortrijk owner Tan Sri Vincent Tan (left) and Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. — Bernama

PETALING JAYA: It is hoped that under the new 2020 Budget announced recently, the National Football Development Programme (NFDP) will produce more players in the stature of Luqman Hakim Shamsudin.

On Friday, British newspaper The Guardian listed the 17-year-old as one of the world’s 60 best young footballers for 2019.

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