News Singapore Premier League • February 21, 2019

SPL Football Fiesta 2019: What’s on?


SINGAPORE, 21 FEBRUARY 2019 – You can almost taste the excitement in the air; the anticipation is almost unbearable.

Yes, the start of the 2019 Singapore Premier League (SPL) season is just around the corner now – come this Saturday, 23 February, Albirex Niigata (S) and Home United go head to head in a thrilling Community Shield showdown to mark the opening of the domestic campaign.

But the action will not be confined to the Jalan Besar pitch – just outside the stadium, a stretch of the carpark will be transformed into a hive of activity: the Football Fiesta!

With the aim of educating, entertaining and engaging the crowd, there will be a variety of football-related activities organised by the clubs. Below is what you can expect!

  • SPL booth: A centralised, one-stop shop where all manner of merchandise from the clubs will be on sale! There will also be a Xbox Kinect station for those who want to be more hands-on.
  • SPL club booths: Meet and greet star players, learn about the history of our clubs and take part in fun games!
  • Football Science and Medicine: Think you are fit enough to be a professional footballer? Have a taste of the fitness tests that SPL players undergo!
  • Referees: It is not as easy as it looks – step into the shoes of the men in black and gain insight into the art of refereeing!
  • Small-sided pitches: Fancy a kick-about? Free-play zones on the Jalan Besar pitch will be available for those with itchy feet!

In addition, there will be performances to whip up a party atmosphere, carnival game stalls and a variety of food and beverages to keep everyone occupied ahead of the football action proper.

What are you waiting for? Clear your day for 23 February! And remember to get your tickets for the Community Shield HERE!

Who are the new men in the dugout for 2019? Find out HERE!
The latest ins and outs in our Transfer Centre!
New Geylang man Barry Maguire can’t wait to get started!
Fareez Farhan makes Geylang switch

Two more Singaporean youngsters join Albirex!
Balestier appoint youngest ever SPL head coach
Faris Ramli back in Singapore with Hougang!
Coupling up: find out more about the shared stadiums initiative!
TOP SEVEN reasons to come to the Community Shield!