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Olé, olé, olé! The quadrennial soccer festival is underway! Who do you think will win this year and have you got your support gear ready? Join in the cheers with this go-to guide on where to watch the FIFA 2018 World Cup, we’ve got you covered with locations from Kowloon, New Territories and Hong Kong Island!
2018年俄羅斯世界盃比賽時間 Russia World Cup Match Schedules
A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities. The final will take place on 15 July at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Matches will be held from 13:00 MSK (UCT +3) to 21:00 MSK (UCT +3).
This roughly transfers to 8pm, 10pm, 11pm and 2am in local time zones.
商場直播 Shopping Malls Live Broadcast
A large amount of shopping malls have taken it upon themselves to live broadcast certain matches so that everyone may join in on the fun and cheer together. A few examples are TMT Plaza (Tuen Mun), Citywalk Shopping Centre (Tsuen Wan), Olympian City(Tseung Kwan O) and East Point Village (Tseung Kwan O).
酒吧睇波 Bars & Restaurants
Grab some food at a restaurant while you celebrate the FIFA World Cup or have a few beers in a local bar to hype up the festivities.
港島區 HK Island Region
Ciao Chow – Italian Cafeteria
Address: G/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Located in the heart of Lan Kwai Fong, Central, this Italian cafeteria will be live broadcasting every match of the World Cup! Start the night with watching a match and then hit the club while the night is still young!
McSorley’s Ale House
Address: 46 Staunton Street, Central
Not the biggest fan of Lan Kwai Fong? McSorley’s in Soho has got your back. The Irish themed bar is one of a kind and well-known for its kids menu, all together a family friendly destination.
九龍區 Kowloon Region
The Sky Bar
地址：旺角朗豪坊 13 樓 1 號
Address: Shop 1, 13/F, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok
Adding polished accents to the traditional neighbourhood oyster bar, The Sky Bar is a decent bistro that serves drinkers with a wide range of beverages and food. Admire the 13/F view along with their reasonably cheap cocktails, mocktails, beer, and wine.
Address: Shop 904, 9/F, 9 Mackenny Centre, Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui
Soul lives up to its name their live band performances and hand crafted beers. The vim and vigor of Kowloon’s Lan Kwai Fong is encapsulated within the walls of this funcky local bar, great for friendly hangouts.
新界區 New Territories Region
FREE HOUSE Bar and Café
Address: 2/F, 88 Plaza, 88 Po Heung Street, Tai Po
大埔呢間酒吧有成4000呎，場地夠哂大。加上除左睇波，仲有好多遊戲玩，例如 beer pong、飛鏢同桌球。好適合後生仔一班人去聚下，邊開派對邊睇波。
Probably the best sports bar in town, FREE HOUSE is a spacious sports bar of 4000 sq. ft / 372 sq. meters with a variety of drinking games such as beer pong, slap cup, craps, pool table, darts, car racing games, and most importantly, live sports broadcasts.
AT Restaurant & Bar
Address: Shop 31, G/F, Manhattan Plaza, 23 Sai Ching Street, Yuen Long
Check out this great northern local bar for a simple handful of chicken gizzards or octopoda and whelk’s tops while you watch FIFA on the big screen or play electronic darts.
區區有波睇活動 Free-to-air Matches
Not legal to head down a local bar yet? Or don’t have a shopping mall conveniently located near your home? Fortunately, we have all been blessed by both ViuTV (channel 99) and Now TV’s World Cup channels (618 and 619). If you do not own Now TV, ViuTV offers free live broadcasting of most matches.
英格蘭 VS 巴拿馬
What’s more, buy a soccer jersey of your favorite country to support them while you watch. Last but not least, we’re leaving you with all the tournament dates and times to stay in-the-know! It’ll be a lengthy scroll but mark your calendars and cheer on!!!
Thursday June 21
Iran v Spain (B) – 2am
Denmark v Australia (C) – 8pm
France v Peru (C) – 11pm
Friday June 22
Argentina v Croatia (D) – 2am
Brazil v Costa Rica (E) – 8pm
Nigeria v Iceland (D) – 11pm
Serbia v Switzerland (E) – 2am
Belgium v Tunisia (G) – 8pm
South Korea v Mexico (F) – 11pm
Sunday June 24
Germany v Sweden (F) – 2am
England v Panama (G) – 8pm
Japan v Senegal (H) – 11pm
Monday June 25
Poland v Colombia (H) – 2am
Uruguay v Russia (A) – 10pm
Saudi Arabia v Egypt (A) – 10pm
Tuesday June 26
Spain v Morocco (B) – 2am
Iran v Portugal (B) – 2am
Denmark v France (C) – 10pm
Australia v Peru (C) – 10pm
Wednesday June 27
Nigeria v Argentina (D) – 2am
Iceland v Croatia (D) – 2am
South Korea v Germany (F) – 10pm
Mexico v Sweden (F) – 10pm
Thursday June 28
Serbia v Brazil (E) – 2am
Switzerland v Costa Rica (E) – 2am
Japan v Poland (H) – 10pm
Senegal v Colombia (H) – 10pm
Friday June 29
England v Belgium (G) – 2am
Panama v Tunisia (G) – 2am
Saturday June 30
Game 50: winner group C v runner-up group D – 10pm
Sunday July 1
Game 49: winner group A v runner up group B – 2am
Game 51: winner group B v runner up group A – 10pm
Monday July 2
Game 52: winner group D v runner-up group C – 2am
Game 53: winner group E v runner-up group F – 10pm
Tuesday July 3
Game 54: winner group G v runner-up group H – 2am
Game 55: winner group F v runner-up group E – 10pm
Wednesday July 4
Game 56: winner group H v runner-up group G – 2am
Friday July 6
Game 57: Winner 49 v winner 50 – 10pm
Saturday July 7
Game 59: Winner of game 53 v winner of game 54 – 2am
Game 60: Winner of game 55 v winner of game 56 – 10pm
Sunday July 8
Game 59: Winner of game 51 v winner of game 52 – 2am
Wednesday July 11
Winner of game 57 v winner of game 58 – 2am
Thursday July 12
Winner of game 59 v winner of game 60 – 2am
Saturday July 14
Losers of two semi-finals – 10pm
Sunday July 15
Winners of two semi-finals – 11pm
Who do you think will win the World Cup? Let us know in the comments below!