National Team - Lionesses ● Jun 30, 2022

Lionesses to depart for AFF Women’s Championship

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Stephen Ng named 27 players to contest in Group A of the regional tournament

 

Coach Stephen Ng briefing the team at a training session, 25 June 2022.

 

SINGAPORE, 30 JUNE 2022 – The Singapore Women’s National Team will depart to Manila, the Philippines for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship tomorrow.

 

The Lionesses have been drawn into Group A for the regional tournament, where they will first face Malaysia on 4 July before playing hosts Philippines, Thailand, Australia and Indonesia every alternate day.

 

Head Coach Stephen Ng is well aware of the challenging match-ups, in particular with 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup representatives Philippines and Australia, as well as Thailand, who competed in the last two editions.

 

However, Ng wants his charges to push themselves and said: “We are in our development phase and we are making progress. We can see a good momentum going and this is another experience that can really push us forward. Regardless of results, I want them to compete for every challenge and to be disciplined in their play. We will work hard in every game. Whatever the outcome, we should focus on the level of performance and approach our games with a good mentality. We have shown these attributes before when we faced Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong in international friendlies, that we are capable of battling higher-ranked teams and we will continue to build on this in Manila.”

 

Twenty-seven players have been named in the traveling squad. Defender Siti Rosnani Azman misses out due to league commitments with Japanese club Kibi International University Charme in the Nadeshiko League 2. The Lionesses will be led by defender Ernie Sulastri, whose next appearance will mark her 50th for Singapore.

 

Singapore’s Fixtures at the AFF Women’s Championship

Match Date Time (SGT) Venue
Singapore vs Malaysia 4 July 2022 4pm Rizal Memorial Stadium
Philippines vs Singapore 6 July 2022 7pm Rizal Memorial Stadium
Thailand vs Singapore 8 July 2022 7pm City of Imus Grandstand
Singapore vs Australia 10 July 2022 4pm Rizal Memorial Stadium
Indonesia vs Singapore 12 July 2022 7pm Binan Football Stadium

 

Singapore Women’s National Team

S/N Name Pos Caps DOB Club
1 Georgia Annette Khoo GK 0 11-Dec-99 Ayer Rajah Gryphons
2 Noor Kusumawati Rosman GK 40 29-Sep-90 Lion City Sailors
3 Nurul Haziqah Haszman GK 1 29-Apr-03 Tanjong Pagar United
4 Tan Li Bin Beatrice GK 7 29-Jun-92 Lion City Sailors
5 Ernie Sulastri Sontaril DF 49 24-Nov-88 Lion City Sailors
6 Fatin Aqillah Ridzwan DF 9 11-Jun-94 Lion City Sailors
7 Mastura Jeilani DF 13 10-Jul-92 Balestier Khalsa
8 Nadhra Aqilah Saiful DF 5 12-Apr-94 Albirex Niigata (S)
9 Nur Syafiqah Peer DF 2 4-Oct-96 Balestier Khalsa
10 Nur Syazwani Ruzi DF 15 20-Dec-01 Lion City Sailors
11 Nur Umairah Hamdan DF 15 11-Mar-02 Lion City Sailors
12 Putri Syaliza Sazali DF 13 17-Mar-03 Eastern Florida State (USA)
13 Alyssa Deanna Yazrin MF 0 6-Dec-99 Tanjong Pagar United
14 Dorcas Chu MF 14 29-Jul-02 Lion City Sailors
15 Dhaniyah Qasimah MF 14 7-Jul-04 Hougang United
16 Irsalina Binte Irwan MF 1 1-Jan-07 Albirex Niigata (S)
17 Lila Tan Hui Ying MF 3 4-Jun-06 Lion City Sailors
18 Lim Ying Xuan Venetia MF 10 14-Oct-03 Lion City Sailors
19 Nurhidayu Binte Naszri MF 8 16-Mar-04 Bussorah Youth Sports Club
20 Nur Afiqah Omar MF 6 15-Oct-01 Still Aerion Women’s
21 Nur Farhanah Ruhaizat MF 25 26-Jul-98 Still Aerion Women’s
22 Stephanie Gigette Dominguez MF 22 27-Sep-98 Still Aerion Women’s
23 Claire Marie Tay FW 1 14-Jan-00 Still Aerion Women’s
24 Danelle Tan Li Ern FW 11 25-Oct-04 Lion City Sailors
25 Nicole Lim Yan Xiu FW 3 10-Apr-02 Lion City Sailors
26 Nur Izzati Rosni FW 19 24-May-99 Lion City Sailors
27 Summer Chong FW 1 18-Dec-04 Black Rock FC (USA)

 

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