Ogura Explains National Team Selection for Matches Against Korea and Thailand

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Tsutomu Ogura discusses his squad selection for the upcoming FIFA World Cup Qualifiying matches against Korea Republic and Thailand next month.

On Jordan Emaviwe’s first call-up

Jordan has been playing well in the Singapore Premier League and he gives us an interesting option in defence. He has the physical attributes to be a very good defender and it’s the right time to test himself at international level. He will provide good competition for the more experienced defenders and if he performs well during this window, during training as well as if he is fielded, he could become an important player for future national teams.

On players not selected

There are many good players playing in the Singapore Premier League and overseas. I choose the squad that I think is best for the immediate challenge, which in this case is against Korea Republic...

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