Singapore, Palestine, World Cup Qualifier

Singapore, Palestine

Shakir, Safuwan score as Singapore pip Palestine 2-1


10/9/2019 5:18:00 PM

Shakir, Safuwan score as Singapore pip Palestine 2-1


(Yaser Hamed Mayor 13)Singapore bagged the first win of their World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign, upsetting Palestine 2-1 at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Tuesday (Sept 10).Palestine, who sit 60 rungs higher than 162nd-ranked Singapore in the Fifa rankings, came into the match on a high after stunning world No. 84 Uzbekistan 2-0 in their opening Group D match last Thursday.

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Singapore, meanwhile, were impressive in their opener against Yemen, but could only muster a 2-2 draw at the National Stadium on the same day.On Tuesday, the Lions went one better to give new coach Tatsuma Yoshida his first competitive win since taking over in May.

In front of a sell-out crowd of 6,011, Singapore went ahead after just three minutes, following some frenetic pressing saw them win the ball in the Palestine box, before left wing-back Shakir Hamzah rifled home. Read more: The New Paper »

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