|(L-R) Karl-Heinz Riedle and Darren Anderton|
As part of the building up to the match - Battle Of Europe, which is to be played on the 12th of November at the National Stadium, former German international Karl-Heinz Riedle alongside ex-England and Tottenham Hotspur star Darren Anderton made their appearance at the media conference held this afternoon at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, the event official hotel.
|(L-R) Steve Black having a chat with Riedle|
“This summer we’ve had big international events like the Euros and the Olympics, and this international feeling has been the main catalyst for us bringing the Battle Of Europe to Singapore.
“We’ve had great fun putting the teams together – they’re very competitive teams – and there are more names to be announced.” he added.
|Anderton capped for England 30 times|
|Riedle was known for his heading ability|
Relishing the opportunity again to represent Germany against one of their greatest rivals in the sport, Riedle said:“It’s a pleasure to be able to come here to play against a great nation like England. For Germany, playing against England is always a big deal, and we’re hoping for the match to be a really big success.”
Echoed the similar sentiment is Anderton when he added on to the former World Cup winning striker's thought.
Said the 44-year-old:“I am really looking forward to it. It’s great being in Singapore, and the rivalry is a massive one.”
Event: Battle Of Europe – England Masters vs Germany Masters
Date: 12 November 2016, Saturday
Time: Gates open at 5.30pm, kick-off at 7pm
Tickets for Battle Of Europe 2016 presented by Masters Football Asia are available at www.mastersfootball.com and Sports Hub Tix
Tickets start from $19; family packages (two adults & two children below the age of 12) are available at $100 and VIP Packages at $200. Sports Hub Tix and NETS are also running promotions to win exclusive VIP experiences, and fans are advised to purchase tickets early to avoid disappointment.