| JAKARTA (24 Nov 2010) – The Gelora Jakabaring Stadium in Palembang has been chosen as the secondary venue for Group A of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2010 which will begin on 1 Dec in Indonesia.
They will replace the Jalak Harupat Stadium in Bandung.
The Gelora Jakabaring Stadium will be used to for the decisive Group A match on 7 December between Malaysia and Laos which has to be played simultaneously with the Indonesia-Thailand tie which will be played at the main venue of the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium.
“The decision is made following an AFF meeting last week,” said Joko Driyono, the chairman of the Local Organising Committee.
The four teams in Group A – Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Laos – will check into Jakarta on 29 November 2010.
“Later the same night, we will have a gala dinner for all participants,” added Joko. “The training centres have all been identified and they are Field C at Senayan, Lebak Bulus Stadium and also the Soemantri Brojonegoro Kuningan Field.”
AFF SUZUKI CUP 2010, FINAL ROUND FIXTURES
Group A – Jakarta, Indonesia (GELORA BUNG KARNO STADIUM, JAKARTA)
1 Dec Thailand vs Laos (1700hrs) / Indonesia vs Malaysia (1930hrs)
4 Dec Thailand vs Malaysia (1700hrs) / Laos vs Indonesia (1930hrs)
7 Dec Malaysia vs Laos (1930hrs at Jakabaring Stadium, Palembang) / Indonesia vs Thailand (1930hrs at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta)
Group B – Hanoi, Vietnam (MY DINH NATIONAL STADIUM, HANOI)
2 Dec Singapore vs Philippines (1700hrs) / Vietnam vs Myanmar (1930hrs)
5 Dec Singapore vs Myanmar (1700hrs) / Philippines vs Vietnam (1930hrs)
8 Dec Myanmar vs Philippines (1930hrs at Hien Truong Stadium, Nam Dinh) / Vietnam vs Singapore (1930hrs at My Dinh National Stadium, Hanoi)