Emirates, a global connector of people, leading sports sponsor of FIFA, Arsenal FC, Real Madrid and PSG has rewarded five lucky Ugandans with personalized Arsenal football jerseys. The five ardent football fans were successful participants in a Football Quiz which was carried out on Capital FM’s Sports Show.
The five-week competition had listeners responding to questions relating to Arsenal Football Club. The winners include a student of law at the Uganda Law Development Center; Ogwang Joseph, Katende Marvin a student at Makerere Business School, Haka Ivan a shop keeper in Mutungo, Amos Ngabwiire a businessman in Kampala and Sunamure Anthony a businessman from Isingiro District.
The personalized jerseys were handed over to the four winners by the Emirates Country Manager Mr. Thani Abdulla Al Ansari. Speaking at the handover, he said; “We are committed to the game of football all over the world and this can be seen through Emirates’ sponsorship of multiple football clubs from various leagues. Our decision to reward these loyal fans reflects our commitment to the supporters of these teams.”
“Globally, Emirates values the development of sports as much as we value the fans who are the life of these clubs and teams,” he added.
Emirates has been committed to sports sponsorship in both the UAE and around the world for over twenty years, beginning with the first powerboat race held in Dubai, in 1987. Additionally, Emirates sponsors various sports such as; Football, Rugby, Tennis, Golf, Motorsport, Cricket and Horse Racing.