Singapore men’s national football team to play Kuwait in international friendly on Jun 1
It will be the 10th meeting between the two countries and the first since January 2008.
The Singapore men’s national football team will face Kuwait in an International ‘A’ friendly on Jun 1 as part of preparations for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers Final Round.
The match will take place at the Al Nayhan Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It will be the 10th meeting between the two countries and the first since January 2008, where Singapore sealed a 2-0 win with goals from Fahrudin Mustafic and Aleksandar Duric.
New national team head coach Takayuki Nishigaya and the team will depart on May 29 for UAE before travelling to Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.
Singapore have been drawn in Group F for the third and final round of the Asian Cup qualifying, and will take on hosts Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Myanmar.
Singapore will face Kyrgyz Republic on Jun 8 before taking on Tajikistan and Myanmar on Jun 11 and Jun 14 respectively.
The six group winners and five best second-placed teams will advance to the China 2023 Finals.