Press Releases ● Jul 15, 2016

Football Association Of Singapore To Host Under-21 International Challenge Cup 2016

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SINGAPORE, 15 JULY 2016The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the inaugural FAS Under-21 International Challenge Cup 2016.

The quadrangular tournament will take place on 20 and 23 July 2016 at Bishan Stadium, and will feature the Under-21 National Teams from Hong Kong, Iran and Uzbekistan. The first match will see Iran take on Uzbekistan, while Singapore will face Hong Kong in the second match. Both matches will take place on 20 July. The winners will then meet in the Cup final on 23 July 2016 at 8.00pm, with the third/fourth place match to take place earlier on the same day.

The 20-strong squad will be led by Richard Tardy, Head Coach, National Youth Teams. He said: “Our young players need as much international exposure as they can get leading up to the SEA Games in 2017. The FAS Under-21 International Challenge Cup is part of our comprehensive long-term preparations for the SEA Games which began last year, and will give them good experience against strong Asian teams. It is an important step in developing them to their full potential as footballers.”

Tickets for the matches are on sale now on the Global Tickets website (http://www.globaltickets.sg/) and AXS Stations islandwide, up till 3.00pm on match days. Please see below for more ticketing information.

Fixtures for FAS Under-21 International Challenge Cup 2016

Date

Time

Match

Venue

20 July 2016

Wednesday

5.00pm 

Iran vs Uzbekistan

Bishan Stadium

8.00pm 

Singapore vs Hong Kong

23 July 2016

Saturday

5.00pm 

3rd/4th Placing

8.00pm 

Final

 

Ticket pricing are as follows:

Category

Price

Grandstand

$8.00

Concession**

$3.00

Abovementioned ticket prices do not include ticketing fee

 

*Students aged 16 years and below and Senior Citizens aged 60 years and above have to produce their concession passes upon entry into the stadium.

**Concession tickets are also applicable to children aged 7 years and below without concession passes whom require a seat in the stadium.

 

Fans will be entitled to watch both matches (kicking off at 5.00pm and 8.00pm) on a match day with a single ticket. On-site ticket sales will take place on match days from 3.30pm onwards at the Bishan Stadium ticket counter, subject to availability.

All ticket redemption (for online and AXS purchases) can be done at Bishan Stadium on match days, using the purchase receipt. FAS requests fans to turn up early to avoid delays, as there will be enhanced security checks in place on match days.

For more ticketing details, please visit http://www.globaltickets.sg/ or please call Global Tickets at 3152 9333 or email enquiry@2bezglobal.com.

 

 

 

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION OF SINGAPORE