Football: FAS announces team to face Juventus at National Stadium

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) announced on Thursday the 21-player list for the Singapore Selection team to face Italian Serie A champions Juventus at the new National Stadium on Aug 16.

Of the announced list, 16 of them are national players led by Shahril Ishak and Hariss Harun. Three foreign S-League players will join in: the Warriors FC's Nicholas Leandro Velez and Miroslav Pejic, and Home United's Sirina Camara.

Said national coach Bernd Stange, who will lead the team out at the National Stadium: "I believe this squad will be able to play the sort of game I want the national team to play, and it will be a good chance to see where we stand after our recent training tour to Austria where we faced some top European teams."

The friendly will take place at the revised kick-off time of 6pm on Aug 16. Tickets are available through Sports Hub Tix (www.sportshubtix.sg).

The full squad list: Izwan Mahbud, Hassan Sunny; Al-Qaasimy Abdul Rahman, Baihakki Khaizan, Afiq Yunos, Shakir Hamzah, Safuwan Baharudin, Shaiful Esah; Gabriel Quak, Iqbal Hussain, Hariss Harun, Shahdan Sulaiman, Zulfahmi  Arifin, Sirina Camara, Faris Ramli, Nicholas Leandro Velez, Shahril Ishak; Shahfiq Ghani, Khairul Amri, Sahil Suhaimi, Miroslav Pejic.