Singapore U-23s still hopeful of Asiad slot
Aide's boys to play Bahrain U-23s in bid to convince SNOC selectors
A 19-man Singapore national Under-23 football team will leave for Bahrain tomorrow in a bid to secure a place for September’s Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
The Singapore National Olympic Council has set a benchmark for Asiad hopefuls to beat the sixth-ranked team in Asia.
Led by Aide Iskandar, the team will face Bahrain’s U-23 team on Thursday morning (Singapore time). Bahrain are ranked 14th in Asia.
The New Paper understands the Football Association had tried unsuccessfully to arrange friendly matches with teams ranked in the continent’s top six.
Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 2.
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