Football: Cloud over Safuwan Baharudin’s Lions career following health scare

Lions defender Safuwan Baharudin was not part of Singapore coach Takayuki Nishigaya’s squad for friendlies in March 2023. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
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SINGAPORE – Following a long break from football due to concussions, defender Safuwan Baharudin returned to club action with Negeri Sembilan in this season’s Malaysia Super League (MSL). But the 31-year-old’s international future with Singapore is still up in the air.

Safuwan, who has 108 caps, was not named in Singapore coach Takayuki Nishigaya’s latest squad, which was announced on Thursday ahead of friendlies against Hong Kong and Macau on March 23 and 26 respectively.

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