Samantha Jade is looking forward to performing her official Socceroos song Up! at Australia's farewell match against South Africa.
The Aussie songstress released the single to coincide with the general public on-sale of the Socceroos World Cup Farewell match against South Africa, following an announcement by Football Federation Australia (FFA) and Sony Music Australia.
Samantha Jade wrote and recorded the song in Sydney earlier this year with inspiration from the words of Socceroos stars articulating what representing the National Team means to them.
Jade will perform “Up!” live at the farewell match when the Socceroos take on South Africa at ANZ Stadium on 26 May, a match presented by NAB.
“I'm so excited my new song “Up!” is the official Socceroos World Cup song,” Samantha Jade said.
“I'm also looking forward to performing at the Socceroos farewell match against South Africa before they take off for the World Cup.”
FFA CEO David Gallop has hailed Samantha Jade's song as the ideal platform to connect the Socceroos with the fans.
“The Socceroos are preparing to unite all of Australia on the world stage and we now have a song to offer another level of connection between the Socceroos and the fans,” said Gallop.
“Samantha Jade's song brings to life the words and emotions of the current players and Socceroo pioneers as we all look forward with anticipation to watching the Socceroos do us proud and write the fourth chapter in our proud World Cup history.”
Samantha Jade-s new single “Up!” is available on pre order from today and released on 11 April.
Following a strong pre-sale period to the Football Family for the World Cup farewell match between the Socceroos and South Africa, presented by NAB, tickets are now on sale to the general public.
For all ticketing details, please visit: www.footballaustralia.com.au/tickets. Tickets for the match include travel on Sydney Trains to and from ANZ Stadium for no extra charge.
The match between the Socceroos and South Africa, presented by NAB, will also be broadcast live and exclusive on FOX SPORTS. Upcoming Match Details Socceroos vs. South Africa, presented by NAB Monday 26 May 2014 ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW Kick-Off: 7.30pm (AEST) Gates-Open: 5.30pm
Ticketing Details Ticket Prices - General Public Category A - $85 all tickets Category B - $55 Adult, $25 Concession, $135 Family Category C - $30 Adult, $15 Concession, $60 Family Socceroos Active Area - $30 Adult, $15 Concession
Ticket Prices - 10% Discount - Football Family Category A - $76.50 all tickets Category B - $49.50 Adult, $22.50 Concession, $121.50 Family Category C - $27 Adult, $13.50 Concession, $54 Family Socceroos Active Area - $27 Adult, $13.50 Concession
Ticket Prices are inclusive of GST. Transaction and credit card charges may apply.
Concession (Pensioner, Student, Child) Pensioner (Aged, TPI (valid ID cards) including seniors cards) Student (Full time tertiary and secondary school students (valid ID required)) Child (4-16 years inclusive (children 3 years and under are free unless they are occupying a seat)) Family Definition - 2 Adults and 2 Children or 1 Adult and 3 Children National Companion Card Accepted