Ahead of the UCL semi- finals clash between Tottenham and Ajax, Barcelona and Liverpool, the United Bank For Africa, one of the leading solid Commercial Banks in the country have entered into a partnership working arrangement with Master card, described as one of the leading global payments and technology Companies to sponsor twelve UBA, master card holders and their plus ones across the country. to watch the matches live. The beficiaries are also expected to watch the finals between Barcelona of Spain and the English team, Liverpool. As at the time of going to press, the finals of the UEFA league had not been played.
The sponsorship, according to the Bank , covered all expenses that would be incurred by the lucky winners during the trip. It includes flight tickets, , VISAs, lodging in five-star hotels and buying tickets for them to watch the matches live.
Bank sources said the draw is open to all existing and new UBA Platinum Master card holders. Many believe that this amazing giveaway fund was an opportunity by the Bank and Master card to retain their customers and to make them understand that they care for them.
The Value News confirmed that a total of twelve UBA Platinum Master card holders and eleven other African countries will share the entailing experience of watching the UEFA semi-finals and finals live in the European Italian city of Madrid. The participating countries in the competition draws are Republic of Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Gabon and Ghana. Others are Liberia, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia.
The Bank may have come up with the reward arrangement for Customers as part of the programmes up to celebrate its 70 years of operation in the country. Insiders told the Value News On Line, that the Bank had lined up more of these programmes of rewarding Customers for their continued patronage to the brand.
It was learnt that Customers who qualify for the draw would get the Bank Platinum Master card which entitles him to spend a minimum of $10,000 or its equivalent in his her home country currency and a chance to win all expenses and aid package. Customers who are interested but may want to get the Bank Patinum Master card to qualify for the draw may wish to visit any of the Bank Branches across the countries andcontact his or her relationship manager, at the branch office or the Group Head , Marketing, Mrs. Dupe Olusola for assistance.
Mrs. Olusola, who described the UEFA Championships League as the most sought after trophy in club football Competition , worldwide, and one of themost followed sporting spectacles . It is not surprising why the Bank decided to partner with Master card and UEFA, in bringing this iconic and cherished moment in the history of football competition in the world to Nigerians, particular to the esteemed and loyal customers of the Bank who are the major source of its success in its 70 years of operations in Nigeria.
An elated Olusola declared, ” we realise that many of the Bank Customers arefoot balllovers and we have no option but to give them this treasured experience while they are pampered in the European country Spain. These are the moments that make football such a passionate sport and we want to share these moments and experiences with our loyal Customers across the country and Africa, in general, she had said. Note that UBA, apart from being the leading pan -African financial services group, operating in 20 other African countries, has made an inroad into the United Kingdom, UK, United States of America, USA and with a presence in France. feelers from Spain and England from those who won the sponsorship to watch the fabulous matches described it as priceless experience, watch football at its height.
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