Friday, May 6, 2016
Media Alert - 10 Things You NEED to know about Euro 2016
Witness Europe’s biggest star battle for eternal glory with Euro 2016! To get you ready for this exciting league, we’ve compiled 10 things that you need to know about Euro 2016. The first match of Euro 2016 starts 10 June, Friday at 9pm, let the countdown begin!
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1. This is the FIRST time 24 European teams (expanded from 16) will be competing in Euro league, first-timers include Albania, Iceland, Northern Ireland, Slovakia and Wales.
2. All 51 matches will be held in France. This will be the third time that France is hosting Euro Championship.
3. Since the start of Euro Championship, Italy has won once, France has won twice and Germany and Spain are three-times champions.
4. Sign up or renew Trio/Variety/Value Pack for 2 years to get the Football Fever 2016 Pack subscription for free.
5. Current Singtel subscribers on Trio/Variety/Value Pack can simply renew their contracts to enjoy Euro 2016 for free! For example, if you’re currently on your 4th month of your 24 months contract, you can reset your contract back to the 1st month and still get to enjoy Euro 2016 for free.
6. England has participated 8 times but hasn’t won.
7. Germany has taken part 11 times, the most participation for a country.
8. Stade de France, the national stadium of France has a seating capacity of 81,338! It is the fifth-largest stadium in Europe.
9. Stade de France has seen host to some of the biggest sports matches in the world including the 1998 FIFA World Cup matches, 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup matches and 2007 Rugby World Cup.
10. Football Fever 2016 subscribers can watch the Football Fever channels for free on Singtel TV GO.