A New Zealand based broadcaster has claimed that the Sydney Super Cup event is in serious doubt.
Public tickets are due to go on sale tomorrow following a pre-sale but since news of the event leaked out it has been met with open hostility.
Celtic announced Ange’s Homecoming Tour on March 1 but only mentioned a four team tournament in Sydney with no detail over dates or opponents.
The following day organisers of the Sydney Super Cup made some announcements with Ibrox Commercial Guru James Bisgrove explaining the details during a video interview.
Hearing football’s Sydney Super Cup may be in serious doubt.
Unresolved issues with organiser escalating behind the scenes according to local sources.
Launch may have been premature.
More to follow.
— Jason Pine (@pineynz) March 17, 2022
Instantly fans of both Glasgow sides protested at their matches on March 2, now it seems that the security implications of having both sets of fans congregate in Sydney is causing some concern. Announcing the Tournament the Sydney Morning Herald carried a very blunt warning to fans intending going to the matches.
Celtic are due to play Sydney FC on November 17 before playing their Glasgow partners three days later at the 83,000 capacity Accor Stadium.
According to his Linkedin profile Pine has been ‘Reading daily news bulletins on Newstalk ZB, Wellington. Sourcing and writing news and sports stories for radio, print and online. Hosting on-air radio shows and podcasts’ since July 2021.