Singapore name WCQ squad

Singapore name WCQ squad

By Chee Seong - AFF Singapore correspondent

Raddy Avramovic has announced a squad of 25 ahead of the pre-WCQ friendly match against Thailand in Bangkok as well as for the WCQs on 2 September and 6 September. There are two new faces in the squad, Hafiz Rahim and Sevki Sha’ban who both ply their trade with Geylang United Football Club.

The Singapore National Team

The 25-man squad is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Izwan Madbud (Courts Young Lions), Lionel Lewis (Home United), Ridhuan Barudin (Tanjong Pagar United)

Defenders: Afiq Yunos, Safuwan Baharudin, Ruzaini Zainal (all Courts Young Lions), Sevki Sha’ban (Geylang United), Hamqaamal Shah, Ismail Yunos (both Gombak United), Juma’at Jantan (Home United), Daniel Bennett, Shaiful Esah (both SAFFC), Delwinder Singh (Tanjong Pagar United)

Midfielders: Hariss Harun, Shahdan Sulaiman, Zulfahmi Arifin (all Courts Young Lions), Isa Halim, Shi Jiayi (both Home United), Shahril Ishak (Medan Chief), Mustafic Fahrudin, Shukor Zailan (both Tampines Rovers)

Forwards: Qiu Li (Home United), Fazrul Nawas (SAFFC), Aleksandar Duric (Tampines Rovers), Hafiz Rahim (Geylang United)

Although Hariss Harun and Safuwan Baharudin have been included in the squad, their availability to travel with the team is still unknown. Hariss Harun recently enlisted for his National Service and Safuwan is still yet to be cleared by his National Service United for the travel.

Jasper Chan and Nazrul Ahmad Nazari have been left out from the last squad that drew with Malaysia 1-1 in Bukit Jalil. The details of the International friendly against Thailand in Bangkok is as follows:

Details for International Friendly vs Thailand:

Date: 24 August 2011
Time: 6:00pm (local time)
Venue: Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok

Details of the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers will be announced shortly.

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