Samsung Electronics is celebrating the spirit of football this month with the launch of its "Support Your Country" promotion, running now until December 31st across the UAE. As the Official Mobile Partner of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011, Samsung Electronics isgiving its customersthe chance to win an all expenses paid trip for two to Qatar to cheer for their team during the AFC Asian football Cup held in Doha, Qatar, from January 7th - 29th.
As one of the leading brands in the mobile market and key supporters of football globally, Samsung has introduced the "Support Your Country" campaignto give its valued customers the chance to follow their passion and share the spirit and excitement of AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 while experiencing the newest and most innovative technologies from Samsung. All customers who buy a Samsung mobile worth Dhs700 or more from any Samsung retailer during the promotional period will be automatically entered into a draw to win. The lucky winner will be announced on January 2ndin Dubai and on January 3rd in Abu Dhabi, flying to Qatar to attend the UAE vs. Iran match on January 19th.
Among the Samsung products included in the promotion are the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab andthe Samsung Galaxy S family of smartphones.Understanding that football is the world's most popular sport, Samsung is activating its products to bring football to more people, creating new and exciting opportunities for its fans to enjoy the game.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab represents the newest category of mobile devices for Samsung with its 7" screen and light weight making it the ultimate portable device for every communication and entertainment need. The Tab operates on the Android™ 2.2 platform and is versatile and easy to use with thousands of applications to download, and with specific applications catered to football fans and AFC Asian Cup followers. Whether fans are there in the game or can't makeit amongst the cheering crowds, Samsung customers won't be missing the action and the excitement.
"Our customers are passionate about enjoying the most exciting technology in the world, and for many people thatenthusiasmextends to supporting their national team in the sporting world," saysMr. Marco Vocale, Head of Corporate Marketing at Samsung Gulf Electronics. "Through our technology and this promotion, we are pleased to offer consumers in UAE the chance to attend AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2011 and share the thrill of the game with their family and friends."
The AFC Asian Cuptournament is hosted annually by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) which is the governing body of Asian football and one of the six Confederations making up FIFA. Among the countries represented at this year's event will be Bahrain, Kuwait, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Qatar, and UAE.