The Suzuki Cup is back in 2018!
Have you been looking forward to the start of this season's AFF Championship - Suzuki Cup? If so, you just found the perfect site to buy tickets for this fascinating competition. That's right, this year's edition is finally here, and we at StubHub are excited to be able to offer you AFF Championship - Suzuki Cup tickets, so that you can enjoy all the live action with your own eyes! Experience the amazing atmosphere in the stadium and witness the scoring of the national teams, which have been working really hard to be able to give their all in this competition. Indeed, whether at the Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand; Stadium Pakansarinya in Bogor, Indonesia or in many other Asian international stadiums, ticketholders are sure to get their excitement boost!
2018 AFF Championship - Suzuki Cup format
So as to make the matches more exciting for the host nations, the tournament format will slightly change during the upcoming 12th edition of the football championship. A total of 11 teams will vie for the AFF Suzuki Cup trophy between the 8th December and 15th December 2018. The top nine teams with the highest ranking will automatically qualify for the competition, these being Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar and Vietnam.
The last qualified team will be determined through two home-and-away qualifying matches, with Brunei and Timor Leste competing for the 2018 last remaining spot in the tournament proper. Two groups of five will then be arranged and will play a round-robin system. Will the group stages see Indonesia compete against the defending champions Thailand? This and many more questions will be answered buying 2018 AFF Championship - Suzuki Cup tickets at StubHub and attending the competition.
All about the ASEAN Football Championship
Taking place every two years, The ASEAN Football Championship is an international football tournament organized by the ASEAN Football Federation, made up of teams from Southeast Asian nations. The Federation has presented for 20 years presented an important competition for the promotion of Asian football world. Since it was inaugurated in 1996, this cup has been won five times by Thailand, four times by Singapore, and on one occasion by Vietnam and Malaysia, with Indonesia having been runner-up five times without having managed to take the cup back home.
The Tiger Beer, manufactured in Singapore was the sponsor of the tournament from its inception until 2005, during which time it was called Copa Tigre. Two years later, the tournament’s name shifted to the ASEAN Football Championship due to the termination of the sponsorship contract. In 2008, the Suzuki company bought the rights to the name of the tournament, in that way, since then it is known as AFF Suzuki Cup. So don't hesitate, and buy your AFF Championship - Suzuki Cup tickets at StubHub. Remember, you can also use our e-ticketing platform to sell any spare tickets you may have so that other fans don't miss out on such a terrific event.