Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline has signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Football Association to become an Event Partner for the FIFA World Youth Championship (WYC), which will be held from March 25 to April 16 2003.
Emirates Airline will enjoy sponsorship benefits at FIFA's (WYC) tournament, a youth event for individuals under 20, and rated as the second major event of FIFA, after the FIFA World Cup. Emirates will feature on all FIFA (WYC) publicity material including perimeter boards in six stadiums throughout the UAE, and a ticketing and hospitality facility for all matches in the WYC tournament.
A total of 15 countries qualified for the finals, six from Europe; Spain, Germany, England, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Ireland. Five from Asia; Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan and hosts UAE. Four from North America; United States, Canada, Mexico and Panama. The other nine countries will qualify from South America, Africa and one from Oceania. — (menareport.com)
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