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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

[Event] Blockbuster Cast for ICCSG 2019

(All images depicted in this entry were made available by the media release issued by the organizers)

The coming July will see a blockbuster cast of teams and stars descend on the shores of Singapore when it is confirmed by the organizers of the International Champions Cup (ICC) Singapore tournament that English giants Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur will be featured in the third Singapore edition of this summer tournament with Italians powerhouses FC Internazionale (Inter) and Juventus.

(L-R): Dwight Yorke, Franceso Toldo, Fabrizio Ravanelli and Teddy Sheringham
"We are very pleased to bring the International Champions Cup to Singapore again. The event is the only platform for fans in the region to get up close to their favourite teams," said Charlie Stillitano, Executive Chairman of Relevent Sports Group - the owner and operator of ICC, in a media release issued shortly after the official launch of the tournament at The Incubator, Esplanade Park.

Echoed the thoughts of Mr Stillitano is Ms Melissa Ow, Deputy Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board.

Said Ms Ow:"With some of the biggest names in European football joining us for the International Champions Cup this year, Singapore will be an even more attractive travel destination for sports fans this July.

"As the only Southeast Asian stop of the ICC, we look forward to welcoming football fans from around the region, and aim to provide a memorable experience for our visitors that goes beyond the pitch." she added.

Inter legend Franceso Toldo sharing his thoughts at the launch
The launch of the tournament was also graced by the presence of several luminaries representing the participating clubs like Francesco Toldo of Inter, Fabrizio Ravanelli of Juventus and lastly Dwight Yorke and Teddy Sheringham for Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur respectively.

It will be the first appearances for both the Red Devils and the Lilywhites at the iconic National Stadium of Singapore Sports Hub while the two Italians sides are making their return to the 55,000-capacity arena after last appeared in 2017 for the I Nerazzurri while the I Bianconeri graced the opening of the stadium back in 2014.

The new-look two match, four team format will be held over a single weekend on the 20th and 21st of July, promising local and travelling fans a truly spectacular footballing treat.

On the first match on the 20th of July will see Manchester United taking on Inter and on the following day will see Juventus squaring off against Tottenham Hotspur, both matches will kick at 7:30pm (Singapore Time).

FIXTURES
Saturday, 20 July 2019 
Manchester United vs FC Internazionale - National Stadium, Singapore Kickoff time: 7:30pm

Sunday, 21 July 2019 
Juventus vs Tottenham Hotspur - National Stadium, Singapore Kickoff time: 7:30pm

TICKETING DETAILS
UnionPay, the Official Payment Brand of the 2019 International Champions Cup in Singapore presented by AIA, will be offering ticketing benefits to its cardholders. Customers with UnionPay cards can get priority access to purchase tickets via an exclusive pre-sale starting from 12pm on 28 March and ending at 12pm on 31 March. Additionally, they will enjoy a 10% discount on tickets from 28 March to 30 April.

Football fans in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines can purchase official tickets on Shopee.

Official tickets will go on sale to the general public from 10am, 4 April 2019, 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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