Arsenal Confirm Preseason Tour to Indonesia and Japan
Arsenal today confirmed that the club will play against the Indonesian national team in a pre-season friendly on Sunday, July 14.
The match will be played at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, which has a capacity of 88,000.
Arsenal’s visit to Indonesia is the club’s first trip to Indonesia since 1983.
In addition to the Gunners playing in Indonesia, the club announced last week that Arsenal will play against Nagoya Grampus in Japan on July 22. It will be the first time an Arsenal first team has played a match in Japan since 1968.
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