- Inter Milan vs Man United clash will be one of the fixtures to look out for in the 2019 edition of the International Champions Cup in Singapore
- Tottenham and Juventus are the other fixture to complete the list of fixtures for the tourney
Italian League side Inter Milan will battle Manchester United in the 2019 edition of the International Champions Cup staging in Singapore this summer.
Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur complete the line-up of club sides to compete in the pre-season tourney which will take place a weekend on July 20th and July 21st.
According to the organisers of the event, just two matches will take place on the above named dates with the Red Devils battling Inter in the first game.
While Juventus face-off with Tottenham Hotspur in the second game in a new format drawn for the competition.
While reacting to questions about the event, Executive Chairman of Relevent Sports Group Charlie Stillitano said they took the tourney back to the country so the fans can relate with their stars.
"We are very pleased to bring the International Champions Cup to Singapore again. The event is the only platform for fans in the region to get up close to their favourite teams,”
“Manchester United, Inter, Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur are clubs with strong support in the region, and we believe the fans will be happy to see them in action.”
Meanwhile, Melissa Ow, Deputy Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board added: "With some of the biggest names in European football joining us for the International Champions Cup this year, Singapore will be an even more attractive travel destination for sports fans this July.
"As the only Southeast Asian stop of the ICC, we look forward to welcoming football fans from around the region, and aim to provide a memorable experience for our visitors that goes beyond the pitch."
"This year, the International Champions Cup Singapore welcomes AIA as its first-ever Presenting Partner."
Also, AIA Group Chief Executive and President, Ng Keng Hooi said: "AIA is proud to be the Presenting Partner of the 2019 International Champions Cup Singapore, especially during our Centennial year,"
"It is a wonderful opportunity for our customers, agents, partners and staff to witness Tottenham Hotspur, with their many international stars, compete in Asia.
"This year’s tournament will cap a long-awaited return to the city state for both Premier League sides.
"It will also be their first appearance at the new National Stadium after Tottenham graced the old Kallang venue in 1995, and Fabien Barthez’s cameo as an outfield player headlined the Red Devils’ last visit in 2001."
The Premier League clubs had earlier visited Singapore in 1995 and 2001 respectively, and will play at the new National Stadium of Singapore.
Legit.ng earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo is set face former club Man United in their pre-season campaign after being kept away from a tournament in America over fears he will be detained for sexual assault.
Juventus have dodged International Champions Cup (ICC) matches in the US but will take part in the Asian version of the competition.
Most of matches this summer’s International Champions Cupis set take place in the US, but organisers have ensured the Serie A champions will play their matches in Asia.
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