Catching the football fever at the Sports Hub


She is “not very enthusiastic about soccer”, but Venus Tan caught her first recreation of this World Cup on the Singapore Sports Hub final night time and determined she wished more.

Tan, 23, mentioned: “I got here right here to accompany my good friend, and it is really fairly fun. I prefer to see targets, and there have been many targets on this recreation (France-Argentina). The ambiance is nice, it is even louder than cheering at school camps, football fans can get collectively, and there’s beer too. I’ll keep to look at the second recreation (Uruguay-Portugal).”

Added A. Balakumaran, 25, who was also at the free screening on the OCBC Square, which is a part of the Hub’s June 14-July 30 Competition of Football (FOF): “The screen is huge, the match commentary is turned on, and it is like watching football in a cinema.”

Kong En Foon and her family of 4 chanced upon the FOF actions and World Cup screening last weekend but couldn’t keep for lengthy then.

“It was a very energetic ambiance; there have been sofas for everyone to sit down to watch the match, in addition to actions for the whole family, reminiscent of desk soccer,” mentioned the 41-year-old accounts govt, whose sons Zhen Ming, 13, and Zhen Yang, 9, are Belgium fans.

“My two sons love football and they play the sport in school. I do not know that a lot about football, but by means of these activities I can know more about the sport they love, as well as to work together extra with them,” mentioned Kong, who vowed to return this weekend.

Catching the football fever at the Sports Hub

Similarly, Lim Wee Leong and his two sons have enjoyed the FOF actions over the last two weekends.

LIVELY ATMOSPHERE

We actually enjoyed the full of life ambiance on the Competition of Football final weekend and we will try to do the activities and win a visit to England.

KONG EN FOON, who, alongside w ith her household, are entered in the Ultimate Football Family contest, the place the highest prize consists of flights and lodging for two to observe Arsenal, Atletico Madrid or Paris Saint-German play a house recreation in Europe.

“We couldn’t keep for the live screenings, however we took half in the kick-abouts. It was good because I’m trying to ignite their appreciation for the game,” mentioned the 39-year-old bank officer. “We actually enjoyed the bonding time.”

Kong and her family are additionally in for a shout for the Final Football Family contest, the place the highest prize consists of flights and lodging for 2 to look at Arsenal, Atletico Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain play a house recreation in Europe.

They’ve already fulfilled the basic requirement by purchasing tickets to the upcoming International Champions Cup match on the Sports activities Hub.

As well as, members must participate within the FOF actions – such because the penalty shoot-out problem and Expertise Sports activities FIT-sessions – and acquire stickers to finish the Final Soccer Household Card. In addition they need to submit “loopy” moments of their households and pals on the FOF on Fb or Instagram with the hashtag #SSHFestivalofFootball.

Kong mentioned: “We really enjoyed the full of life ambiance on the Competition of Football final weekend and we’ll attempt to do the actions and win a visit to England.”

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