Kuala Lumpur, 31 May 2012 - The much anticipated street football tournament, Tiger Street Football is back for more gritty actions for the second consecutive year. Participating regional teams nationwide will be battling it out as they compete against each other at the Tiger Street Football National Finals in Kuala Lumpur on 25th August.
There will also be even more excitement in store as the top four teams will be competing against the international teams from Holland and Australia on 26th August, Kuala Lumpur. The winning team will then represent Malaysia to contend against the teams from Thailand, Singapore, China and Vietnam, where they will vie for the coveted grand prize of USD30,000. Telecasted LIVE on ESPN Star Sports, this exhilarating street football action will be watched by audiences around the world.
“Bringing together the top teams from six different countries, Tiger Street Football is aimed to serve as ultimate centre stage to showcase the amazing skills of the world’s elite street footballers. For this second year edition, fans can expect even more action from the edgiest football experience to ever hit Malaysia. We are very excited to see the players’ incredible talent and impressive footwork, right here on the streets of Kuala Lumpur,” said Sean Koh, Marketing Manager of Tiger.
Malaysia will be the third stop of this exciting football tournament, after touring Thailand in March and Singapore on 1st and 2nd June. The tournament will make it way to China before clashing in the epic battle at the Grand Finals in Vietnam. Malaysia played host of the inaugural Tiger Street Football last year that drew thousands of street football fans and spectators from seven countries.
“We are extremely pleased to work together with Tiger again to build this exciting football tournament and take it to a new level in Malaysia and across the region,” said Harvey Davis, ESPN STAR Sports vice-president of event management.
For those who are unable to join the battle as players, Tiger has lined up equally exciting engagements be it consumer promotions on ground and online to participate in. To find out more on Tiger Street Football, kindly log on to www.tigerstreetfootball.com or “Like” them on www.facebook.com/tigerbeer.