Arsenal Malaysia will host an extraordinary event for the FA Cup Final live match viewing party on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The much anticipated match by Gooners in Malaysia and around the world will be making its way to a cinema near you. Or near enough.
The FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Hull City will be screened live in HD format at MBO @ Citta Mall in Ara Damansara. On cup final day, one of the MBO cineplexes will be converted to Wembley Stadium for the night as the audience will get to watch the action on the pitch in a larger-than-life digital cinema experience. The Cineplex has a seating capacity of 308 seats.
The pre-match Arsenal show starts from 8pm, with various activities and special Arsenal video screenings before the match kicks-off at midnight. The FA Cup Final Cinema Experience is exclusive to Arsenal Malaysia members, but any Gooner can still participate in the activities to win tickets and enjoy the ultimate football live viewing experience on Saturday. Arsenal Malaysia will be having a lucky draw with an autographed Arsenal shirt and other Arsenal merchandise to be won. There will be famous names in attendance as Sheila Majid and Nazrudin Rahman of Jalan Jalan Cari Makan fame have both confirmed their attendance for the event.
In conjunction with the upcoming World Cup, Arsenal Malaysia has also partnered with Bodog Asia, an official partner of Arsenal, to launch a Top Gunner contest in which Arsenal supporters will pick 3 Arsenal players taking part in the World Cup from June 12 to July 13. Points will be awarded to the Arsenal players in the World Cup based on performance, goals, assists and progress in the competition. Points will also be deducted for red cards and yellow cards. Participants will stand a chance to walk away with an exclusive signed Arsenal jersey.
MBO @ Citta Mall is not the only venue to watch ARSENAL take on Hull City. If you are unable to get your ticket for the FA Cup Final Cinema Experience, then check out Herris, the official Arsenal Malaysia viewing port, located in (22a-1, Jalan PJU 8/3A, 47820 Petaling Jaya) in Damansara Perdana. All Arsenal supporters, members and non-members alike, are invited to watch the FA Cup Final at Herris, where there will also be a lucky draw and special giveaways.