Amin Nasir

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Amin Nasir (c. 1968 – 16 January 2017) was a Singaporean football player and manager. He played as a defender for sides including Sembawang Rangers and Woodlands Wellington.[1]

Amin managed the S.League side Hougang United from 2013 to 2014. He also represented the Singapore national football team and was awarded a bronze medal at the 1993 Southeast Asian Games. His brother, Nazri, captained the Singapore national team from 1997 to 2003.[2]

Amin was first diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012.[2] He died on 16 January 2017 at the age of 48 in Yishun, Singapore. He was survived by his wife and two children.[3][1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Former Singapore international Amin Nasir succumbs to cancer". Channel NewsAsia. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "S.League: Beating cancer is his biggest win". AsiaOne News. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  3. "Football: Former Singapore international Amin Nasir, 48, dies after battle with cancer". The Straits Times. 16 January 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2017.