First to Play Football with a Premier League


12 Jun 0008

Nazmi Faiz Mansor, 17 is the first Southeast Asian player to earn a contract with a premier league in Portugal. The 17-year -old midfielder who is a member of the national under-23 squad,signed a pre-contract agreement for a three-year deal until July 2015 with Sport Clube Beira-Mar at the clubs base in Aveiro on May 20,2012.



Nazmi can only sign professional terms when he turns 18 on August 18,2012 under the rules of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA). Nazmi caught the attention of Coach Ulisses Morais when he scored a breathtaking goal during the qualifier match against Bahrain last Novemeber.



His impressive display in the Sea Games and good showing for the Young Tigers A in the singapore league earned him a three-day trial with Beira-Mar where he made a strong impression to win the agreement. Extracted version: 17-year -old midfielder who is a member of the national under-23 squad, Nazmi Faiz Mansor, is the first Southeast Asian player to earn a contract with a premier league in Portugal. He signed a pre-contract agreement for a three-year deal until July 2015 with Sport Clube Beira-Mar at the clubs base in Aveiro on May 20,2012.



His impressive display in the Sea Games and good showing for the Young Tigers A in the singapore league earned him a three-day trial with Beira-Mar where he made a strong impression to win the agreement. He will sign professional terms when he turns 18 on August 18,2012.