The Tiger Street Football Festival 2019 enters its final stanza next week as the competition entertains fans in the final Phnom Penh leg of the annual football showpiece.
After traversing the length and breadth of the kingdom of Cambodia, so far taking in Sihanoukville, Takeo, Kompong Speu, Battambang, Siem Reap, Poipet, and most recently Kompong Cham, Kandal, and soon – Phnom Penh.
The 7th edition of the football festival is already the biggest ever with almost 600 teams estimated to have joined the qualifying rounds.
The festival has also boasted cheer dancing, games booths, supporter booth-face painting & props/banners to support their favourite team, special promotions of Tiger Beer, and a bigger live concert, featuring popular singers such as Preap Sovath, Chorn Sovanreach, Aok Sokunkanha, Pich Sophea, Sokun Nisa, and many more.
For the upcoming leg, the Tiger Crystal dome party will feature performances from Kmeng Khmer, Aok Sokunkanha, Mustache Band, Laura Mom, Pich Sophea, and dancers from NRT and 4Nik, endless music and entertainment all night.
The concert will be broadcast live from 8pm on Reasmey Hang Meas HD TV 15th, 16th, and 17th as well as on the official Tiger Facebook page. The grand final football will also be broadcast live via Reasmey Hang Meas HD TV between 4pm-6pm on 15th and 17th.
Unlike traditional football, futsal and other street football formats, Tiger Street Football features a unique, customised oval caged pitch. The cutting-edge platform features a high energy continuous state of play, guaranteed to thrill the crowd throughout the two fast-paced six-minute halves in each match.
Organised by Tiger Beer, it seeks to connect with youths in Cambodia and extend its footprint towards developing football in the kingdom. It serves as a platform for talented players, aspiring footballers and anyone with a passion for the game to showcase their talent, and learn from good players. The festival next travels to Phnom Penh for its 13th-14th-15th date. 64 top teams will be joining the final tournament with only the very best of the best teams competing for supremacy at the grand finals in Phnom Penh in front of Koh Pich Theater on March 16th and 17th.