Football: 85% of tickets for Singapore-Malaysia AFF Suzuki Cup match sold

Singapore fans go wild after Singapore's Harris Harun scored at the AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match between Singapore and Myanmar at the National Stadium on Nov 26, 2014. Eighty-five per cent of Saturday's clash between Singapore and Malaysia have
Singapore fans go wild after Singapore's Harris Harun scored at the AFF Suzuki Cup Group B match between Singapore and Myanmar at the National Stadium on Nov 26, 2014. Eighty-five per cent of Saturday's clash between Singapore and Malaysia have been sold as of 6pm on Friday, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) said. -- TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEE TOH

SINGAPORE -Eighty-five per cent of Saturday's clash between Singapore and Malaysia have been sold as of 6pm on Friday, the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) said.

The Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup Group B match at 8pm will be the first for Singapore and Malaysia at the new National Stadium.

Concession tickets, and tickets for Malaysian fans were sold out.

The FAS is urging Singaporeans to purchase their tickets as soon as possible, to avoid disapointment.

"We are humbled and encouraged to see so many Singaporeans wanting to support the Lions at the National Stadium. The response has been overwhelming," the FAS said in a statement.

Tickets for the AFF Suzuki Cup are available through Sports Hub Tix. Visit www.sportshubtix.sg, call 6333 5000 or 3158 7888, visit the box office at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, or purchase tickets from any SingPost outlet islandwide.

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