: Etisalat recently sent 4 lucky customers to watch Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) play against Tottenham Hotspur, live at the City of Manchester Stadium. The customers won the golden opportunity, watched and cheered for their favorite players in live football action. UAE Nationals Adel Abdulla Sharif Ahmed Ali and British Nationals Emma Sims and Mark Lynch; participated and won by subscribing to the Man City Alerts via SMS. John Grindley from Britain scored his lucky win through the radio competition that ran during the promotion period.
Adding to the winning experience, the lucky winners also enjoyed the grand chance to join Etisalat’s table alongside Man City’s players, Joeleon Lescott and Micah Richards, at MCFC Awards 2010 ceremony held at the City of Manchester Stadium on 6 May.
As a congratulatory gesture, Etisalat awarded Manchester City Football Club CEO, Garry Cook, with a recognition trophy for the efforts of the entire MCFC management.
Etisalat’s strategic partnership with MCFC, as its exclusive Official Global Telecommunication partner, began last November and will continue for three years. Commenting on the recent Manchester City successes, Haitham Al Kharusi, Vice President of Marketing Communications at Etisalat said, “In the duration of our partnership with Man City since last year, the talented team has progressed from number 10 to the 5th position in the Premier League rankings and we wish them more success in coming months.”
He added, “As ardent fans of football, Etisalat’s partnership with Manchester City is an ideal platform for us to reach our customers and connect the fans with what they love most. Such promotions echo our commitment to sharing the thrill of the game with each and every football lover in the UAE, particularly fans of the English Premier League. We promise to give our customers more opportunities to win and stay connected to the sport throughout our partnership”.
Etisalat customers who are Man City supporters can get the club news alerts by simply sending an SMS ‘MC’ to 1110 for AED 4 weekly.
Etisalat has been strong football supporters for many years. It has earned accolades for its commitment to the sport, having sponsored the UAE Football League since 2005 and vigorously contributing to nurture and develop the national football talent. These initiatives are a reflection of Etisalat’s long term commitment to elevate the standard of the game in UAE and taking football enthusiasts closer to the spirit of the game through exciting campaigns and promotions.
For more information, customers can visit www.etisalat.ae or call 101.
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