|(L-R) José Luis Caminero, Robert Pirès and Maxwell Scherrer|
Following the success of last year’s tournament that saw 104,407 fans turned out at the National Stadium to catch the likes of Chelsea, FC Bayern Munich and FC Internazionale Milano, the second installment of the Singapore edition of the ICC will see the participation of Arsenal, Atlético de Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the same venue on 26th, 28th and 30th of July.
|Patrick Murphy, President & Chairman, Catalyst Media Group.|
In a press conference held this afternoon to unveil this year’s tournament, Mr Murphy said:“The support we witnessed in Singapore at the International Champions Cup last year was phenomenal, and we are excited to return to the National Stadium as this year’s only Asian stop in a revamped global tournament format.”
“We are committed to bringing the best of football to the people here and look forward to working with the Singapore Tourism Board to grow and create exclusive experiences for the fans in Singapore and the region.” he added.
|Melissa Ow, Deputy Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board|
“We are pleased to be the only Asia-Pacific stop of the revamped International Champions Cup this year, making Singapore an attractive destination for fans within and beyond Asia this July. Together with our partners, we are committed to delivering a memorable event experience for fans and our visitors.” said Ms Ow whose organization signed a four-year partnership with CMG last year to stage the ICC in the Singapore Sports Hub.
The said press conference also saw the presence of former players of the participating clubs such as José Luis Caminero (Atlético de Madrid), Robert Pirès (Arsenal) and Maxwell Scherrer (PSG) to drum up support for their represented clubs.
- 26/7 - Atlético de Madrid vs Arsenal
- 28/7 - Arsenal vs PSG
- 30/7 - PSG vs Atlético de Madrid
This year, UnionPay, the Official Payment Brand of 2018 International Champions Cup in Singapore will be the first sponsor to offer their Cardholders the option to purchase tickets. Customers with UnionPay cards will also enjoy a 10% discount starting on April 24th and throughout the on-sale period.
Official on-sale to the public will begin at 10am on April 30th at www.sportshub.com.sg, Sports Hub Box Offices as well as other physical locations. For more information, please visit www.internationalchampionscup.sg.
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