Ballymena United FC have confirmed that the prestige glamour match during the week of this year’s STATSports SupercupNI against Manchester United U23 team on Monday 29thJuly is part of their pre-season build up and will be a full strength Ballymena United first team.

David Jeffrey’s Sky Blues are currently preparing for their Europa League home tie against Malmo FF and will continue their preparations for the beginning of the NIFL Premiership season against the young Red Devils.

Victor Leonard, chairman of STATSports SupercupNI, commented, “We are delighted that David Jeffrey is using this game against Manchester United as part of his pre-season build up with his full strength Ballymena United squad. This news certainly will add much to this year’s STATSports SupercupNI Tournament and gives football fans in Ballymena and throughout Northern Ireland an opportunity to see Manchester United playing against an excellent Irish League team.”

Tickets, priced at £10 for adults and £5 for under 16’s will be on sale at Stirling Trophies, Queen Street, Ballymena, SS Moore, Chichester Street, Belfast as well as at Ballymena Showgrounds on Thursday 18th July, UEFA Europa League fixture v Malmo.

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