Brazil and Japan's best national football teams in Singapore on Oct 14
Expect the best from Brazil to trot out on the National Stadium pitch when the Selecao play Japan in an international friendly match in Singapore on Oct 14.
The New Paper had reported on July 22 that the five-time world champions will take on Japan at the 55,000-seater National Stadium.
Organisers World Sport Group (WSG) confirmed the fixture yesterday, adding that both teams are almost guaranteed to bring their strongest squads here.
Malcolm Thorpe, WSG’s vice-president for sports development and events, is not worried that both countries will bring under-strength teams as Brazil are slated to play a “Superclasico” exhibition match against Argentina in Beijing, China on Oct 11, three days before the Japan game in Singapore.
Read the full report in our print edition on Aug 8.
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