Singapore women’s football team to play Hong Kong twice in Women’s ‘A’ International Friendlies series this June

A provisional squad of 29 players have been called up to compete in the friendlies.

Muhd Zahin Ilmi

Sports enthusiast and expert overthinker.

Published: 17 June 2022, 3:35 PM

The Singapore women’s football national team will face Hong Kong in two Women’s ‘A’ International Friendlies on Jun 23 and 26 as part of the squad’s preparation for the upcoming ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship 2022.

The Lionesses, who are currently ranked 135th, will face 75th-ranked Hong Kong at the Jalan Besar Stadium. Both matches will kick off at 8pm.

National team head coach Stephen Ng has named a provisional squad of 29 players, of which 11 hail from Lion City Sailors at club level.

The squad also includes four players from Still Aerion Women’s, three from Balestier Khalsa, two from Tanjong Pagar United and two from Albirex Niigata (S).

Ayer Rajah Gryphons, Hougang United and Bussorah Youth Sports Club will also be represented by one player each.

There are also four players based overseas: Siti Rosnani Azman who is based in Okayama, Japan, Nicole Lim Yan Xiu in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Putri Syaliza Sazali and Summer Chong who are based in Florida and New Hampshire in USA respectively.

Five players – 19-year-old goalkeeper Nur Haziqah Haszman, 23-year-old midfielder Irsalina Irwan, 15-year-old midfielder Alyssa Deanna Yazrin, 22-year-old forward Claire Marie Tay and 18-year-old forward Summer Chong – have also been called up for the first time.


The Lionesses will depart for Manila for the AFF Women’s Championship 2022 on Jul 1, where they will face Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Australia in the group stage. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@FASINGAPORE


Tickets for the International Friendlies’ matches are required for all spectators aged three and above, and are priced at $10 for adults and S$5 for concession card holders.

A Singapore bundle which offers a discount of 10 per cent to attend both matches is also available. The bundle is priced at $18 for adults and $9 for concession.

Students aged 16 and below, and senior citizens aged 60 and above are eligible for the concession prices.

Spectators must be fully vaccinated to enter the stadium. Children aged 12 and below, who are exempted from vaccination, must be accompanied by an adult aged 21 and above. Mandatory bag checks will also be conducted before entry.

While safe distancing is no longer required, spectators are still encouraged to put on their masks in the stadium unless they are consuming any food or beverages.

Musical instruments, banners and flags are also subjected to approval at point of entry and must not contravene security and/or regulatory measures.

Tickets are available for purchase on SISTIC’s website.

Full squad list:

Goalkeepers: Georgia Annette Khoo Yow (Ayer Rajah Gryphons), Hazel Lim Ya Ting (Balestier Khalsa), Noor Kusumawati Rosman (Lion City Sailors), Nurul Haziqah Hasman (Tanjong Pagar United), Tan Li Bin Beatrice (Lion City Sailors)

Defenders: Ernie Sulastri Sontaril (Lion City Sailors), Fatin Aqillah Ridzuan (Lion City Sailors), Mastura Jeilani (Balestier Khalsa), Nadhra Aqilah Saiful (Albirex Niigata (S)), Nur Syafiqah Peer (Balestier Khalsa), Nur Syazwani Ruzi (Lion City Sailors), Nur Umairah Hamdan (Lion City Sailors), Putri Syaliza Sazali (Eastern Florida State), Siti Rosnani Azman (Kibi International University)

Midfielders: Alyssa Deanna Yazrin (Tanjong Pagar United), Dorcas Chu (Lion City Sailors), Dhaniyah Qasimah (Hougang United), Irsalina Binte Irwan (Albirex Niigata (S)), Lila Tan Hui Ying (Lion City Sailors),  Lim Ying Xuan Venetia (Lion City Sailors), Nurhidayu Binte Naszri (Bussorah Youth Sports Club), Nur Afiqah Omar (Still Aerion Women’s),  Nur Farhanah Ruhaizat (Still Aerion Women’s), Stephanie Gigette Dominguez (Still Aerion Women’s)

Forwards: Claire Marie Tay (Still Aerion Women’s), Danelle Tan Li Ern (Lion City Sailors), Nicole Lim Yan Xiu (University of Edinburgh), Nur Izzati Rosni (Lion City Sailors), Summer Chong (Black Rock FC)

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