Football: European champions Chelsea to make maiden trip to Indonesia in July
LONDON (REUTERS) - Chelsea will visit Indonesia for the first time in July as the final leg of their pre-season tour of Asia.
The European champions will face an Indonesia XI at Jakarta's 88,000-seat Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on July 25, following matches in Thailand and Malaysia.
Chelsea, whose website has Indonesian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese and South Korean versions, have established strong links in Asia which chief executive Ron Gourlay said the club is keen to expand further.
"South-east Asia remains home to an ever-growing and passionate Chelsea FC support," he told the club's official website.