Singapore lose 5-0 to Uzbekistan in World Cup qualifier

Singapore fell to another World Cup qualifying defeat on Monday (Jun 7) after a 5-0 loss to Uzbekistan in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh. Singapore’s joint qualification campaign for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 Asian Cup in China, delayed due to the COVD-19 pandemic, had resumed last week with the Lions’ 4-0 defeat to Palestine. The latest result leaves them out of the running for the next World Cup. Monday’s penultimate Group D match at the King Fahd International Stadium saw Uzbekistan getting a comfortable three-goal lead at half time, before adding…

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Singapore athletes, coaches and officials have completed COVID-19 vaccinations

About 220 of Team Singapore’s athletes, coaches and officials have completed their COVID-19 vaccinations, with the inoculation of athletes travelling to the Tokyo Olympics and the Paralympics an “immediate priority”, said Sport Singapore (SportSG) on Thursday (May 27). “We started the vaccination for our athletes, coaches and officials in February and, so far, about 220 have completed their vaccinations,” said Mr Toh. “We will continue to progressively vaccinate athletes, coaches and key officials representing Singapore at the upcoming major Games, by end-May 2021. In the same way, more athletes, coaches and other officials will be vaccinated progressively…

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