|Full name||Safirul bin Sulaiman|
|Date of birth||12 October 1992|
|Place of birth||Singapore|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Playing position||Left midfielder|
|National Football Academy|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 October 2013.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017
In December 2011, the Football Association of Singapore announced that Safirul had been signed on to the newly formed LionsXII in the 2012 Malaysia Super League. He played in 7 games as the Lions finished runners-up in their debut season.
Safirul was handed the number 11 jersey at the beginning of the 2013 season. He began to see more playing time, making 16 appearances in the league as LionsXII clinched their first Malaysia Super League title.
After 2 seasons with LionsXII, Safirul failed to make the squad for the 2014 season.
Return to Young Lions
On 21 February 2014, the FAS revealed that Safirul had made a return to former club Young Lions.
- As of match played 4 October 2013
- Young Lions and LionsXII are ineligible for qualification to AFC competitions in their respective leagues.
- Young Lions withdrew from the Singapore Cup and Singapore League Cup in 2011 due to scheduled participation in the 2011 AFF U-23 Youth Championship.
U23 International goals
|1||17 November 2011||Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta||Thailand||0-2||0-2||2011 Southeast Asian Games|
|2||8 June 2015||Jalan Besar Stadium, Singapore||Cambodia||1-0||3-1||2015 Southeast Asian Games|
- Malaysia Super League: 2013
- "Courts Young Lions Reveals Squad for 2014 S.League Season and Renewal of Sponsorship from Courts for Fourth Year". Football Association of Singapore. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
- "Six months and it's a world of change for new Lion, Safirul Sulaiman". Football Association of Singapore. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
- "Elite Student-Athletes". Singapore Sports School. Retrieved 11 March 2014.
- "LionsXII fixtures and results for 2012 season". LionsXII official website. Retrieved 6 March 2014.
- "LionsXII fixtures and results for 2013 season". LionsXII official website. Retrieved 6 March 2014.