Tottenham Hotspur will visit Kuala Lumpur next month to take on Malaysia XI in the AIA Cup. The match will take place at the Shah Alam Stadium on Wednesday May 27, kick off 8.45pm).
It will be Tottenham Hotspur’s first visit to Malaysia since 1979 and will present an opportunity for the Club to further engage with its well-established fanbase in the region.
The Official Tottenham Hotspur Supporters Club in Malaysia was formed in 2010 and is one of over 100 the Club has around the world. The Club has an estimated fanbase of over 170 million in Far East Asia.
First team players and legends will take part in meet and greet opportunities with supporters as part of the visit, with the squad also set to take part in community activities in Kuala Lumpur alongside the Club’s principal partner, AIA.
“We are delighted to be visiting Malaysia and looking forward to giving our fans in that part of the world a chance to see us play up close against some of the best players from their country”, Mauricio Pochettino, Head Coach, Tottenham Hotspur.
“This will be Tottenham Hotspur’s first visit to Malaysia in 36 years and we are delighted to welcome them to Kuala Lumpur in May. The Club has many fans around the world, with a strong following in Malaysia, and the match against Malaysia XI at the Shah Alam Stadium is one that we expect will be hugely popular amongst soccer fans in the country”, Dato’ Hamidin Haji Mohd Amin, General Secretary, Football Association of Malaysia.
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Founded in 1882, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has a tradition of playing an entertaining and attacking style of football. The team has achieved five consecutive top six Premier League finishes and has a multi-national squad of players.
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