Singapore U-23s still hopeful of Asiad slot

Aide's boys to play Bahrain U-23s in bid to convince SNOC selectors

HOPEFUL: The Singapore Under-23 team went on a training tour to Austria last month, and will travel to play Bahrain next week to secure a spot for the Asian Games.

 

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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