National Teams – Age-group ● Jun 01, 2019
U22s start Merlion Cup preparations
SINGAPORE, 1 JUNE 2019 – The Singapore Under-22s gathered for the first time yesterday evening, ahead of their Merlion Cup campaign in a week’s time.
Fandi Ahmad’s charges play their opening match against the Philippines on 7 June at Jalan Besar Stadium and he oversaw the team’s first training session at Geylang Field.
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Irfan Fandi flew back from Thailand, where he plies his trade for BG Pathum United and he was joined by former Young Lions team-mates like Zulqarnaen Suzliman, Jacob Mahler, Joshua Pereira and Zharfan Rohaizad.
Balestier Khalsa winger Daniel Goh, Warriors FC full-back Ryhan Stewart and Geylang International duo Zikos Chua and Danish Irfan were also involved.
Raufoss IL forward Ikhsan Fandi will return from Norway later next week to link up with the squad.
The boys were put through their paces for around 80 minutes and their high spirits were evident throughout.
A finalised tournament squad will be announced next week and fans are encouraged to support the U22s at Jalan Besar – tickets can be purchased at www.fas.org.sg/tickets!