The game serves as part of their warm-up for the 2015 SEA Games, which will be held on home soilSingapore will take on Indonesia in an Under-23 friendly next Monday, April 2, as part of preparations for the 2015 SEA Games.
Goal had reported that that the game was planned a day earlier, with the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) confirming the news on Friday night. The match will take place at Hougang Stadium, with kick-off scheduled for 8p.m.
Having taken the Courts Young Lions, which look set to provide a bulk of the players for the U23 squad, to Turkey for a month-long training camp prior to the start of the S.League season, coach Aide Iskandar is looking forward to the game as a continued part of their preparations for the tournament.
"Indonesia is always a frontrunner in regional football tournaments and playing against them will serve as an essential part of our preparations for the SEA Games in 2015," he stated in a FAS press release. "The boys are looking forward to the match and I am sure they will put on their best efforts against Indonesia. We all look forward to the continued support of our fans at the match.”
Singapore drew 1-1 away and won 1-0 at home in the last two encounters between both sides in June and July respectively last year.
The game will be ticketed, with adult ones priced at $13 and concession ones available for $4. For more ticketing details, fans can visit http://www.ticketbooth.com.sg/home.ntuc or contact TicketBooth at 6296-2929 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A 23-man Singapore squad for the game has been announced and is as below. Players are from Courts Young Lions, unless specified otherwise.
Goalkeepers: Syazwan Buhari, Shahrul Rayyan, Abdul Qadir (LionsXII).
Defenders: Ali Hudzaifi, Delwinder Singh, Sheikh Abdul Hadi, Al-Qaasimy Rahman, Fadli Kamis, Faris Azienuddin, Shakir Hamzah (LionsXII).
Midfielders: M. Anumanthan, Ammirul Mazlan, Nur Na'iim Ishak, Shamil Sharif, Faris Ramli (LionsXII).
Forwards: Fareez Farhan, Amy Recha, Iqbal Hussain, Sahil Suhaimi, Muhaymin Salim, Muhaimin Suhaimi, Shameer Aziq, Shahfiq Ghani (LionsXII).