After losing 3-2 on Wednesday, Singapore bounced back to win the first game of their Japan tour on Thursday prevailing over Japan Soccer College.
Coach V. Sundramoorthy says that testing new combinations is more important than results after Singapore's 3-2 loss to a Japanese college side.
Mark Hartmann wants more game time alongside Sahil Suhaimi after making his Geylang debut in the 2-0 Singapore Cup QF loss to Albirex.
The results weren't great, but Malaysia's trip into the unknown on their Oceania tour should pay off in November's Suzuki Cup, writes Jason Dasey.
2010 Suzuki Cup champions Malaysia are planning friendlies in September and October against Indonesia and Singapore ahead of November's AFF showcase.
Malaysia were held to a 1-1 draw by Fiji in the third and final match of their Oceania tour on Sunday afternoon at Prince Charles Park in Nadi.