Football: National Stadium sells out for first time for Brazil-Japan clash

Football: National Stadium sells out for first time for Brazil-Japan clash

SINGAPORE - Event promoter World Sport Group (WSG) said in a statement on Sunday that all 55,000 tickets have been snapped up ahead of match day.

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Here is the statement from WSG:

A spectacular atmosphere will surround the Japan and Brazil football teams as they play each other in an international friendly on October 14, 2014 (Tuesday) in the 55,000 capacity National Stadium at the Singapore Sports Hub.

World Sport Group (WSG), event promoter for the Japan v Brazil football match, is pleased to announce that tickets to the match have been sold out ahead of match day.

"With some of the world's top football players in town for this exciting Japan v Brazil match, football fans are definitely in for a treat. We are thrilled to be bringing world class football action to Singapore, making this the first sold-out event at the new National Stadium," said Malcolm Thorpe, Vice President of Sports Development & Events at World Sport Group.

Fans who have not managed to get tickets to catch the action in person will still be able to watch the game via StarHub, who will be broadcasting live on SuperSports Arena (channels 112 or 205).

With the National Stadium operating at full capacity on match day, enclosed are a few important reminders for ticket holders to ensure an enjoyable experience:

- Please arrive early. Gates open at 5:00pm. (Kick-off at 6:45pm)

- Public transport is advised. The Stadium (CC6) and Kallang (EW10) train stations are conveniently located in and around Sports Hub.

- Please note that pre-sold parking has already sold out.

For additional details around do's and don't's at the National Stadium, please refer to:

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