PETALING JAYA: The Star and ProEvents International have joined hands to promote the visit of Tottenham Hotspur to Malaysia as part of the AIA Cup, Asia Tour.
The partnership will give the newspaper's readers a chance to get hold of tickets in giveaways in the coming weeks for the match, which will be played at Stadium Shah Alam on May 27.
ProEvents Management Ltd CEO Julian Kam and ProEvents International Sdn Bhd managing director San Boon Wah presented tickets to Star Media Group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai during the partnership announcement at Menara Star here yesterday.
Tottenham's first team will meet a Malaysian League Selection before heading to Sydney for a friendly with Sydney FC.
The English Premier League squad's week-long stopover in Kuala Lumpur will be its first since 1979. The team will also spend time with supporters and take part in community activities with its principal partner, AIA.
Wong, an avid Arsenal supporter, said he was looking forward to catching the game.
"Being our main rivals in North London, matches with Spurs have always brought emotional rivalry. I'm looking forward to watching our Malaysian boys do well against Spurs," he added.
San said Pro Events relationship with The Star dated back to 2001 when Manchester United came to play a friendly game with a Malaysian Selection.
"We are delighted to carry on this partnership with The Star," he added.
Look out for upcoming announcements in The Star on promotions for the match and on ticket giveaways.