Updated: Jun 21, 2018
Written by Junru Tan.
The world’s most anticipated soccer tournament, The FIFA World Cup 2018, is almost upon us and is taking place at Russia! Have you decided how you’re going to catch the matches - to pay for a subscription or not? The subscriptions available in Singapore come with a hefty price tag, but don’t feel despair! There are numerous places in Singapore that offer FREE public screenings!
Never miss a goal! Keep reading to find out!
Labelled as the world’s best airport, Changi Airport never disappoints. As part of its Discover Europe at Changi campaign, Changi Airport is screening the FIFA World Cup 2018 for free! While only selected games are screened, they are more than 30 matches to watch! Aside from the opening game and the finals, there’s event games and quizzes during the whole month!
The screening is held at the public area of Terminal 3 (Departure Hall North, near Skytrain to Terminal 1).
In an initiative run by the People’s Association, live broadcast of all 64 matches of the football championship will be screened for FREE across 56 community clubs islandwide. The Russia vs Saudi Arabia opening match on 14 June at 11 pm will be screened at Our Tampines Hub and 40 community clubs. Details of the broadcast schedules are available online at www.pa.gov.sg and on the PAFrenz Facebook page.
HomeTeamNS is broadcasting the FIFA World Cup 2017 at 3 of their clubhouses–Sembawang, Bukit Batok and Balestier. Screenings are free and open to the public with added perks for members! HomeTeamNS members can pre-register online to purchase drinks and snacks at Bukit Batok and enjoy 15% off non-promotional items on the menu at Wiser Sports Bar in Balestier.
Looking for an extraordinary screening experience? Head over to Sembawang as it will be held at the popular pawning place, Hai Bin! Killing two birds with one stone for only $10, members get to catch the football championships as well as prawns! Each bundle comes with 2 drinks and a snack! For a group of 4, go for the $80 bundle, which include food and beverages, staycation and breakfast for the next morning!
For more information, click here!
A family favourite, McDonald’s is a best of both worlds–fast food and World Cup. Well, it’s not exactly free of charge, a single ice cream cone will only set you back for only $0.50. In celebration of the joyous event, a World Cup-themed menu, including the return of the McGriddles, has been introduced! Visit McDonald's website for more details!
SAFRA Country Clubs
FREE live screenings are available at all SAFRA clubs in Singapore. Member or not, the live screenings are open to the public, but SAFRA members are entitled to special seating and entry to the lucky draw! Check out the full information here!
The World Cup 2018 is taking place in Russia! Catch them LIVE and tell us which country is your favourite!