Football: Singapore beat Palestine 2-1 to top World Cup qualifying group
SINGAPORE - Tatsuma Yoshida's Lions survived a nervy end to score a 2-1 upset of Palestine in their World Cup qualifying match at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Tuesday (Sept 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com.
As in the drew with Yemen, the Lions started the game at breakneck speed, and scored in the fourth minute after left wing-back Shakir Hamzah was quickest to a loose ball on the edge of the Palestine penalty box, and fired past Rami Hamada for the opening goal.
Singapore defender Safuwan Baharudin, however, restored the Republic's lead six minutes before half-time, rising highest at a corner kick to power a header home.Read more: The Straits Times
Football: Iranians should be safe for World Cup qualifier despite protests, says Hong Kong coachHONG KONG (REUTERS) - Iran's footballers have nothing to fear from anti-government protests in Hong Kong, said the head coach of the city's representative team, despite an unsuccessful bid by the visitors to play Tuesday's (Sept 10) World Cup qualifier at a neutral venue.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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