WCQ/ACQ: November Round-Up

Thoughts on the Syria game Two days have passed and it seems like my heart is still recovering from what it was put through in the dying minutes of the match against Syria. There were a few surprises in Bernd Stange’s line-up, which included new boy Christopher van Huizen replacing Faris Ramli, Zulfahmi Arifin in centre midfield and Safuwan Baharudin acting as a make-shift striker. … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ: November Round-Up

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Syria

2018 World Cup/2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers National Stadium, Tuesday 17 November 2015, 8pm Reflections on the Japan game Predictably, Singapore were unable to repeat the feat of holding Japan to a draw, after Mu Kanazaki, Keisuke Honda and Maya Yoshida put 3 past Izwan, in what was a clinical display by the Samurai Blue. The Japanese were faster, stronger and sharper in all departments and … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Syria

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Japan

2018 World Cup/2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers National Stadium, Thursday 12 November 2015, 7.15pm Squad Selection Goalkeepers: Hassan Sunny (Army United), Izwan Mahbud (LionsXII), Zaiful Nizam (Balestier Khalsa) Defenders: Nazrul Nazari, Faritz Hameed, Madhu Mohana, Shakir Hamzah, (LionsXII), Baihakki Khaizan (JDT II), Amirul Adli (Courts Young Lions), Shaiful Esah (Tampines Rovers) Midfielders:  Safuwan Baharudin, Izzdin Shafiq, Zulfahmi Arifin, Faris Ramli, Christopher van Huizen, Hafiz Sujad (LionsXII), Safirul … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Japan

Lessons from the Game Against Cambodia – World Cup / Asian Cup Qualifiers

Review of Cambodia Game So it was 2 matches in the space of 6 days, and Singapore earned the maximum 6 points we targeted, with a 1-0 win over Afghanistan, and a 2-1 win over Cambodia. Starting line-up vs Cambodia. (cr: Eleven Sports Network) There were major changes to the line-up on Tuesday against Cambodia, with key players Hariss Harun and Safuwan Baharudin reclaiming their spots … Continue reading Lessons from the Game Against Cambodia – World Cup / Asian Cup Qualifiers

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Cambodia

Reflections on the Afghanistan Victory  It was 3 points in the bag for our Lions against Afghanistan on Thursday, in front of a crowd size that would have more appropriately filled the Jalan Besar Stadium. (Official figures put it as 7128, but it felt more like 5000). By no means was it a comfortable 1-0 victory. In fact, the Lions probably should have lost the contest, … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Cambodia

WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Afghanistan

Squad Selection Singapore‘s squad for the upcoming WCQ/ACQ qualifiers has been announced by the Football Association of Singapore (FAS). Goalkeepers: Hassan Sunny (Army United), Izwan Mahbud (LionsXII), Zaiful Nizam (Balestier Khalsa) Defenders: Faritz Hameed, Madhu Mohana, Shakir Hamzah, Hafiz Sujad (LionsXII), Baihakki Khaizan (JDT II), Amirul Adli (Courts Young Lions), Shaiful Esah (Tampines Rovers) Midfielders: Nazrul Nazari, Safuwan Baharudin, Izzdin Shafiq, Zulfahmi Arifin, Faris Ramli, Christopher van Huizen … Continue reading WCQ/ACQ PREVIEW: Singapore vs Afghanistan

Why we should get behind Singapore in the World Cup 2018 Qualification campaign

“Singapore” and “World Cup”. They’re not exactly like peanut butter and chocolate, are they? It was 1998, when then PM Goh Chok Tong, during his National Day Rally speech, set a goal and objective for Singapore to be in the 2010 World Cup. 17 years later, not only are we past the 2010 World Cup, we have even seen the 2014 edition of it come … Continue reading Why we should get behind Singapore in the World Cup 2018 Qualification campaign

Unique Races in Singapore You Shouldn’t Miss! (Oct-Dec 2015)

It doesn’t matter if you’re here to seek a challenge, or just simply looking to have an awesome time with friends and family. These unique and novel running races promises fun, excitement and challenge. So lets cut to the chase and unravel a list of 8 fun and unique races held in Singapore from October – December 2015! Bounce Off 2015 Date: 3 October 2015 Venue: Sentosa Say hello to Asia’s largest inflatable race! Yes … Continue reading Unique Races in Singapore You Shouldn’t Miss! (Oct-Dec 2015)

8 Reasons Why You Should Try Rock Climbing

Looking to try out a new sport? Why not try rock climbing? To be exact, we’re referring to the indoor version of rock climbing – Sport climbing. I’m sure when we were younger, many of us loved to scale trees, door frames, tables and everything else. Great news, rock climbing is the perfect sport to let loose your grown up selves, and revisit the good ol’ young times. … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why You Should Try Rock Climbing

Where to Cycle in Singapore? – “Cycle by the Bay”

Looking to cycle here in Singapore? Thinking of cycling and exploring the city area? Well look no further. We present, the local’s guide to “Cycling by the Bay”. What better way to explore Singapore’s beautiful city scape, than to cycle around the bay area of this fine city? This route is relatively safe, with routes consisting of park connectors and pavements, minimal road cycling involved. … Continue reading Where to Cycle in Singapore? – “Cycle by the Bay”