“I am not saying tall, but I have good distribution and reflexes,” said the 1.8 metre keeper, whose idol is Denmark’s iconic former No1 Peter Schmeichel. “I am able to stay cool, calm and that i can maintain my focus during matches. However, I’d not where I am today devoid of the guidance of my coaches.”
The next qualifying test awaiting Singapore is usually an away game against in-form Syria, arguably their key rivals for any possible second qualifying place behind Japan. A victory there will strengthen Singapore’s lead in a very group which also features Afghanistan.
“We have now played against Syria before so we really know what it is similar to to learn against them,” Mahbud remarked around the upcoming match. “We shouldn’t be afraid ones. Syria beat Afghanistan 6-0 in the opening matchday in the end thrashed Cambodia 4-0. Farmville will be played using a neutral ground so we have to try and make use of this chance to i believe result. Singapore hasn’t ever gone further than the third round of World Cup qualifying. Our goal would be to attempt to go further than that at utfifa16.co.uk/ .”