News • February 22, 2016

Flares And Sparklers Are Prohibited At All S.League Matches


On 18 Feb 16, after the match between Hougang United FC and Home United FC at the Hougang Stadium, sparklers were lighted up by a group of fans.

The lighted sparklers created a huge ball of fire and billows of thick smoke that engulfed that section of the grandstand. The incident created anxiety and threatened the safety of fans.

Police has confirmed that both flares and sparklers which are binded together and set off is a criminal offence punishable by law.

Fans are hereby reminded that flares and sparklers are prohibited from all S.League matches. Offenders will risk being arrested and charged by the authorities if they are caught in possession or guilty of setting off sparklers in the stadium.