World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Singapore beats Afghanistan 1-0

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SINGAPORE, Oct. 8, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Singapore defeated Afghanistan by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 0-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday night at the National Stadium in Singapore.

Afghanistan made the Singaporeans doubt themselves for forty-five minutes. 0-0 at half time. Everything was decided in the second period with a saving goal by Khairul in the 72nd minute.

The result put the Singaporeans third in Group E with 7 points. Afghanistan is fourth with 3 points. In their next game, Singapore will meet Cambodia at the National Stadium on October 13, while Afghanistan will face Syria.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group E

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Overview

Singapore at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)

Afghanistan at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2006)
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Singapore
1:0
Afghanistan
1:0 (0:0)
  • 8 October 2015
  • 20:00
  • Singapore

Second Round Group E

TeamPts
Japan10
Syria9
Singapore7
Afghanistan3
Cambodia0

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