HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) announced today that three international football teams have been invited to compete with the Hong Kong League Selection at the Wing Lung Bank 2008 Lunar New Year Cup.
The fixture is as follows:
7 Feb 2008
3:00 pm HK League Selection vs Penarol
5:30 pm HNK Hajduk Split vs Ulsan Hyundai
10 Feb 2008
3:00 pm 3rd/4th Place Deciding playoff
5:30 pm Grand Final
Mr. Brian Leung, Chairman of HKFA, has said "As the strength of the teams is close, the matches will be very wonderful no matter which teams are competing with one another. Being as a football fan shall not miss the matches."
Mr. Samuel Wu, Senior Manager, Wing Lung Bank, has said "The champion will be awarded US$60,000 and this will raise the attractiveness of the competition. The football fans shall enjoy the wonderful matches".
Sales of tickets will begin on 26 Jan 10 am at Hong Kong Stadium and the HKFA Head Office in Homantin. Ticket prices are HKD150, HKD200, HKD280 and HKD380. Students and the elderly will enjoy a special price of HKD100 for each ticket. The HKFA has set up a fan area in Section 116 and the ticket holder of Section 116 (marked seat) will be given a fan tee when entering the Stadium via specific gate. A pair of Lunar New Year couplets may be presented for every ticket purchased but subject to the limitation of certain amount.
Ulsan Hyundai is represented by ProEvents.