Welcome back, Kallang Roar: 5 awe-inspiring facts about the Singapore Sports Hub

Brush up on trivia night with these facts before you do the Kallang Roar once more during the Singapore Selection vs Juventus FC match on 16 August

In just a few hours, the Singapore Selection will be taking on Juventus FC in the first soccer showdown at the Singapore Sports Hub.

And since soccer is back to being played at its spiritual home in Kallang, we think it's time to honour the achievements of the new National Stadium. Here's an inside look at the eye-catching centrepiece that's the envy of Southeast Asia.

READ MORE: Be the first to see Singapore's new National Stadium through the eyes of a GoPro and a Drone

[Source and images: Arch Daily]

It's famous now

It’s officially picked up the title for being the biggest free-spanning dome structure that has ever been built (up to date). Finally! An architecture that isn’t from Dubai or China has clinched the title. Now we’re hoping they take some tips from us. And why shouldn't they? It did cost S$1.33 billion to build and it's custom-designed to host athletics, football, rugby, or cricket matches.

More after the break...

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