Press Releases ● May 21, 2016

National Under-21 Squad Called Up For Inaugural Nations Cup 2016

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SINGAPORE, 25 MAY 2016: The Football Association of Singapore today announced the National Under-21 squad which will participate in the inaugural Nations Cup 2016.

The tournament will take place on 3 and 5 June 2016 at Malacca‚Äôs Hang Jebat Stadium, and will feature the Under-21 National Teams from Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Thailand will take on Vietnam in the first tie while Singapore will face hosts Malaysia in the other match. The winners will meet in the Cup final which will be played on 5 June 2016.

Commenting on his squad, Coach Richard Tardy said: “International exposure is a key aspect of player development. The Nations Cup is an important platform for the players to gain experience on the international stage and hone our preparations leading up to the SEA Games in 2017. We have assembled a squad of young and talented players – with an average age of 19.5 Рwho are looking forward to this opportunity to play against their counterparts from Southeast Asia.”

Adam Swandi, who has been called up for the Under-21 National Team, said:  ‚ÄúInternational matches will allow us to test ourselves and learn from our opponents, and we are pleased to be participating in the Nations Cup. Our Under-21 team comprises players from the various S.League clubs and I am confident that we will grow stronger as a team in the leadup to next year‚Äôs SEA Games. We understand that arrangements have been made for fans to travel to Malacca to support us, and we will do our best in both matches.‚Äù
 

Nations Cup Fixtures

Date Time Match Venue
3 June 2016

Friday

4.45pm Vietnam vs Thailand Hang Jebat Stadium,

Malaysia

8.45pm Malaysia vs Singapore
5 June 2016

Sunday

4.45pm 3rd/4th Placing
10.00pm Final

 

Please find appended below the squad list for the Under-21 National Team:

NO. NAME POSITION AGE CLUB
1 AHMAD FADLY BIN MOHAMED TAMIRI GK 19 TAMPINES ROVERS FC
2 HAIRUL SYIRHAN BIN MARDAN GK 20 GEYLANG INTERNATIONAL FC
3 MUHAMMAD ZHARFAN BIN ROHAIZAD GK 19 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
4 BRANDON KOH KIM LEONG DF 21 GEYLANG INTERNATIONAL FC
5 DHUKILAN S/O JEEVAMANI DF 19 GEYLANG INTERNATIONAL FC
6 MOHAMMAD FAIZAL BIN ROSLAN DF 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
7 MUHAMAD RUSYAIDI BIN SALIME DF 18 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
8 MUHAMMAD AMIRUL ADLI BIN AZMI DF 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
9 MUHAMMAD SHAHRIN BIN SABERIN DF 21 HOME UNITED FC
10 TAUFIQ MUQMININ BIN HOSSAIN DF 19 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
11 AMMIRUL EMMRAN BIN MAZLAN MF 21 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
12 JONATHAN TAN ZEN YANG MF 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
13 JOSHUA BERNARD PEREIRA MF 18 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
14 MUHAMMAD AMIR BIN ZALANI MF 19 HOME UNITED FC
15 MUHAMMAD HAFIZ BIN SULAIMAN MF 20 WARRIORS FC
16 MUHAMMAD HAMI SYAHIN BIN SAID MF 17 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
17 MUHAMMAD MUHAIMIN BIN SUHAIMI MF 21 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
18 MUHAMMAD ZULFADHMI BIN SUZLIMAN MF 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
19 LOW JUN KIT, GARETH (LIU JUNJIE) MF 19 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
20 MUHAMMAD MUHELMY BIN SUHAIMI MF 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
21 ADAM BIN SWANDI FW 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
22 MOHAMAD SHAFEEQ S/O FARUK FW 19 GARENA YOUNG LIONS
23 MUHAMMAD AMIRULDIN ASRAF BIN MUHAMMAD NODIN FW 19 HOME UNITED FC
24 MUHAMMAD HAZIM FAIZ BIN HASSAN FW 20 GARENA YOUNG LIONS

 

Football fans in Singapore can follow the Young Lions’ exploits at the Nations Cup with Eleven Sports Network broadcasting all matches LIVE on 3 and 5 June. Viewers can tune in to Eleven (SingTel TV Ch109) and Eleven Sports (Ch110) or via www.elevensports.sg next Friday (3 June) at 2045hrs when Singapore faces Malaysia at the Hang Jebat Stadium in Malacca.

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