Arsenal football team are headed to Dubai for a mid-season friendly
And you can get tickets for the match from Dhs100…
Arsenal FC are headed to Dubai for warm weather training this month, and UAE fans will be able to get tickets to see them play a friendly against Al-Nasr Dubai SC on Tuesday March 26.
The match will kick off from 6pm, and will mark the formal opening of the newly built Al Maktoum Stadium.
Tickets for the match will go on sale tomorrow, Wednesday March 13, on Platinumlist and onsite at Al Nasr’s Al Maktoum Stadium. Category three tickets are priced at Dhs100, while category two tickets will cost Dhs150.
Arsenal FC will be in Dubai for five days of warm weather training, although it’s not yet been confirmed when the team will arrive. The football team who recently beat Manchester United, do not have a premier league match until April 1, when they will take on Newcastle at home.
According to the official website, while in Dubai, the team will visit the Rashid Paediatric Centre and also meet with HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
“It will be great to get some warm weather training and break up the usual routine as we enter the final stage of the season. The facilities in Dubai are fantastic and it will be an honour to be part of the formal opening ceremony for the new stadium,” said team manager Unai Emery.
It’s been 43 years since the two teams last met back in 1976, when Arsenal beat the home team in a 3-1 victory.
Arsenal are the latest premier league team to make Dubai their destination of choice for warm weather training, following in the footsteps of Manchester United and Liverpool FC, who were in the emirate earlier this year.