FAS ● Aug 27, 2019

Lions coach Tatsuma calls up 23 players for September’s World Cup 2022 qualifiers


SINGAPORE, 27 AUGUST 2019 – Singapore National Team Coach Tatsuma Yoshida today named his 23-strong squad to face Yemen and Palestine in their first two Group D matches of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 campaign in September.

The Japanese has handed the trio of Zharfan Rohaizad, Darren Teh and Hazzuwan Halim their maiden senior call-ups.

Hafiz Nor’s impressive form this season has earned him a recall to the Lions side, having garnered the second of his two caps in July 2016. Shawal Anuar has also done well to recover from a long-term injury to be involved in the squad for the first time since March 2018.

Tatsuma said: “I have been keeping tabs on the progress of our players, both in the Singapore Premier League and abroad, over the past three months and all of the players in this squad are here on merit as they have performed well for their clubs.

“I am confident of this squad’s abilities and we are going into the games with a positive mindset. I feel relaxed and am looking forward to the final phase of preparations as we target victory at home.”

The Lions will begin centralised training on Monday, 2 September and will kick off their Group D campaign against Yemen at the National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub on 5 September before hosting Palestine five days later at the Jalan Besar Stadium.

Singapore Men’s National Team Squad for 5 & 10 September 2019

S/N Name Pos Caps Goals DOB Club
1 Hassan Sunny GK 83 0 2-Apr-84 Army United (THA)
2 Izwan Mahbud GK 46 0 14-Jul-90 Nongbua Pitchaya (THA)
3 Zharfan Rohaizad GK 0 0 21-Feb-97 Young Lions
4 Amirul Adli DF 8 0 13-Jan-96 Tampines Rovers
5 Baihakki Khaizan DF 134 5 31-Jan-84 Trat FC (THA)
6 Darren Teh DF 0 0 19-Aug-96 Geylang International
7 Irfan Fandi DF 21 1 13-Aug-97 BG Pathum United (THA)
8 Irwan Shah DF 24 0 2-Nov-88 Tampines Rovers
9 Nazrul Nazari DF 32 0 11-Feb-91 Hougang United
10 Safuwan Baharudin DF 89 10 22-Sep-91 Pahang FA (MAS)
11 Shakir Hamzah DF 49 2 20-Oct-92 Kedah FA (MAS)
12 Zulqarnaen Suzliman DF 7 0 29-Mar-98 Young Lions
13 Hami Syahin MF 0 0 16-Dec-98 Home United
14 Hariss Harun MF 94 10 19-Nov-90 Johor Darul Ta’zim (MAS)
15 Shahdan Sulaiman MF 58 4 9-May-88 Tampines Rovers
16 Yasir Hanapi MF 31 1 21-Jun-89 Tampines Rovers
17 Faris Ramli FW 51 8 24-Aug-92 Hougang United
18 Gabriel Quak FW 30 5 22-Dec-90 Warriors FC
19 Hafiz Nor FW 2 0 22-Aug-88 Home United
20 Hazzuwan Halim FW 0 0 2-Feb-94 Balestier Khalsa
21 Ikhsan Fandi FW 12 5 9-Apr-99 Raufoss IL (NOR)
22 Khairul Amri FW 132 32 14-Mar-85 FELDA United (MAS)
23 Shawal Anuar FW 6 1 29-Apr-91 Geylang International

National Team World Cup Qualifying Fixtures

Date Time Match Venue Ticket Pricing
Cat 1 Concession*
5 September 2019


7.45pm Singapore vs Yemen National Stadium $15.00 $10.00
10 September 2019


Singapore vs Palestine Jalan Besar Stadium $12.00 $8.00

SEPTEMBER BUNDLE: Fans can also purchase a bundle for the TWO matches against Yemen and Palestine. This will be priced at $24.30 (Cat 1) and $16.20 (Concession*) – a total of 10% off. Tickets can be purchased at fas.org.sg/tickets.

*Abovementioned ticket prices do not include ticketing fees

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