Gear up for a football extravaganza as FAS Tri-Nations Series 2022 friendlies will kick off tomorrow. The first match will be between Philippines vs Malaysia; Singapore face off against Malaysia on March 26 and against the Philippines on March 29.
The tournament is part of a larger line-up of sporting content aimed at supporting football in Singapore.
Audiences can cheer on the Lions as they face down their rivals from the Philippines and Harimau Malaya of Malaysia at the National Stadium. The trio of international 'A' matches will be streamed live at 8 pm on the following days, exclusively on meWatch and the Mediacorp Entertainment Youtube channel.
Airing the series is one highlight of Mediacorp’s partnership with the Football Association of Singapore, which will see more local football action being made available for free to a wider national audience. Mediacorp will also cover the 2022 AIA Singapore Premier League and the Singapore Cup.
Eight teams will battle it out over the course of the next eight months in the 2022 AIA Singapore Premier League. Upcoming highlights include an epic square-off between defending champion Lion City Sailors against 2020 winner Albirex Niigata FC on June 24, while crowd favourites Hougang United FC and Tampines Rovers FC will go head-to-head on July 13. All eight clubs will also compete in the Singapore Cup when it returns on October 25 after a two-year hiatus.
Angeline Poh, Chief Customer & Corporate Development Officer, Mediacorp, said, “We hope to continue rallying our communities to support our local athletes, and showcase the vibrancy of Singapore’s sports scene. Fans can look forward to catching even more Team Singapore action with our exciting pipeline of sporting content in the coming months.”
The FAS Tri-Nations Series 2022, Singapore Premier League, and Singapore Cup follow recent multi-platform Mediacorp offerings of major sporting events featuring Team Singapore athletes, such as the AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 in December 2021. Upcoming highlights in Mediacorp’s sporting slate include the 31st edition of the Southeast Asian Games in May 2022, with the availability of other key sporting events to be announced in due course.