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Ho Wai Loon (born 20 August 1993) is a Singaporean professional footballer who plays as a defender for S.League club Home United and the Singapore national team.[1]

Ho Wai Loon
Personal information
Full name Ho Wai Loon
Date of birth (1993-08-20) 20 August 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Singapore
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Home United
Number 22
Youth career
2011–2012 Balestier Khalsa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 Balestier Khalsa 21 (0)
2017–2018 Warriors 37 (2)
2019– Home United 0 (0)
National team
2019– Singapore U23 3 (0)
2017– Singapore 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 February 2019

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Club careerEdit

Balestier KhalsaEdit

Ho started his footballing career in 2011, playing for Balestier Khalsa.[citation needed] Ho was released in 2013 but signed for Balestier again in 2014 for the 2014 S.League season.[citation needed]

WarriorsEdit

He then signed for Warriors FC ahead of the 2017 S.League season.[citation needed] That was where he gained his first national team call up.[citation needed]

Home UnitedEdit

In January 2019, Ho joined fellow S.League club Home United.[2]

International careerEdit

YouthEdit

Ho played at the 2015 Southeast Asian Games football tournament, although he was sent off in Singapore's must win game against Indonesia U23.[3]

SeniorEdit

Ho was first called up to the senior side in 2017, as a standby player for the friendly against Afghanistan and the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers against Bahrain on 23 March and 28 March 2017 respectively.[4]

After being included in the national set-up for a year, Ho finally won his first cap for Singapore in a friendly against Fiji on 11 September 2018, coming on as a substitute in the 62nd minute.[5][6]

Ho made his first start and second appearance for the national team against Cambodia on 16 October. However, he scored an own-goal and was eventually substituted early in the 46th minute.

OthersEdit

Singapore Selection SquadEdit

He was selected as part of the Singapore Selection squad for The Sultan of Selangor’s Cup to be held on 6 May 2017.[7]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 10 March 2017. Caps and goals may not be correct.
Club Season S.League Singapore Cup Singapore
League Cup
Asia Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Balestier Khalsa 2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 5 0 2 0 0 0 7 0
2015 9 0 0 0 4 0 5 0 18 0
2016 7 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 14 0
Total 21 0 5 0 8 0 5 0 32 0
Warriors 2017 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Career Total 23 0 5 0 8 0 5 0 34 0

InternationalEdit

As of October 2018
Singapore national team
Year Apps Goals
2018 2 0
Total 2 0

HonoursEdit

Balestier Khalsa

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kenneth Tan (21 July 2015). "S.League: Balestier's Ho Wai Loon ready for Albirex rematch". ESPNFC. Retrieved 2015-07-22.
  2. ^ "Home United unveil Singapore left-back Ho Wai Loon as latest signing". Fox Sports. 2 January 2019.
  3. ^ Kelvin Leong (11 June 2015). "Hosts Singapore out of SEA Games after shock 1-0 defeat to Indonesia". ESPNFC.com. Retrieved 2015-07-22.
  4. ^ "Call up for national team".
  5. ^ "Singapore put two past Fiji to record first win under Fandi Ahmad". FourFourTwo. 2018-09-11. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  6. ^ "SG Ratings: Baihakki, Hariss and Mahler seal victory for Fandi Ahmad". FourFourTwo. 2018-09-12. Retrieved 2018-09-12.
  7. ^ http://www.fas.org.sg/newsroom/press-release/singapore-selection-squad-sultan-selangor%E2%80%99s-cup-revealed

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