Sports World: LionsXII Malaysia Cup match tickets on sale

LionsXII Malaysia Cup match tickets on sale

Tickets for the LionsXII's Malaysia Cup home group matches - against Kedah (Saturday), Terengganu (Sept 26) and Johor Darul Takzim II (Oct 17) - are on sale.

Tickets range from $5-$14, and can be bought online at and at AXS machines island-wide until 4pm on match days.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2015, with the headline 'Sports World: LionsXII Malaysia Cup match tickets on sale'. Print Edition | Subscribe