Goal.com Singapore spoke to a few Singapore players on their thoughts for the upcoming AFF Cup
Here's what the players from the national team set-up had to say about the draw, which will see Singapore opening their campaign against Malaysia in a sure to be heated Causeway Derby.
Shahdan Sulaiman: "Of course it's tough, against the defending champions, but we will be looking forward to the challenge."
Baihakki Khaizan: "AFF is a tournament where every team is to be taken seriously, it's a special tournament for all the teams. No matter how many friendlies you play against each other, the Suzuki Cup will be totally different, we have to take a different approach altogether. I think with good preparation and desire, we can be confident of our chances."
Sufian Anuar: "I'm not sure if I'm selected, but if I get to play I will give my best, Malaysia are our biggest rivals, and we really don't want to lose to them."