| SINGAPORE (7 August 2009) – Striker Khairul Amri has been given a recall to the Singapore national team in preparation for the National Day Challenge match against China at the National Stadium on 12 August 2009.
It will be Khairul’s first international match since his long lay-off from a foot injury he suffered since last November.
The 24-year-old Tampines Rovers’ strikers has been making a steady recovery and played for his club last week.
Singapore head coach Radojko Avramovic‘s decision to give a call back to Khairul was motivated by the team‘s failure to put up a strong showing in the team‘s 5-0 loss to Liverpool last month.
Khairul has represented Singapore for a total of 53 times and have scored eight goals.
The other strikers in the squad are Aleksandar Duric, Indra Sahdan Daud and Mohd Noh Alam Shah.
Tickets for the 7.30pm kick-off match have been priced at SGD15 (Grandstand) and SGD5 (Gallery).
Students and senior citizens only pay SGD2.
GOALKEEPERS: Jasper Chan (Young Lions) and Hassan Sunny (Tampines Rovers).
DEFENDERS: Rosman Sulaiman (Home United), Baihakki Khaizan (Geylang United), Isa Halim (Home United), Daniel Bennett (SAFFC), Shaiful Esah (SAFFC), Mohd Noh Rahman (Sengkang Punggol) and Precious Emuejeraye (Woodlands Wellinton).
MIDFIELDERS: Fazrul Nawaz (Gombak United), Sevki Sha’ban (Gombak), Sahril Ishak (Home), Shi Jiayi (Home), Ridhuan Muhamad (Tampines), John Wilkinson (SAFFC), Fahrudin Mustafic (Tampines) and Hariss Harun (Young Lions).
STRIKERS: Aleksandar Duric (SAFFC), Indra Shadan Daud (Sengkang), Khairul Amri (Tampines) and Mohd Noh Alam Shah (Tampines).