Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, has launched the Standard Chartered Trophy 2017 Tournament.
The Standard Chartered Trophy is an international 5 aside football tournament hinged on the Bank’s Liverpool FC sponsorship and an opportunity for Standard Chartered to reinforce its partnership with Liverpool FC. Whilst it has been running in various Standard Chartered markets since 2013 and has grown very popular, this is the third time it is being held in Ghana and the tournament has proven to be one of the exciting engagement sessions with our clients and key stakeholders.
16 teams representing selected clients and the media will compete on Saturday 25th February,
2017 at the Lizzy’s Sports Complex.
The winning team from Ghana will compete with the winning teams from Nigeria and Cameroon in a West Africa Regional tournament on 11th March, 2017. Jason McAteer – Liverpool legend will join the Regional tournament in Ghana and provide tips to the finalists. Whiles in Ghana he will also host a soccer clinic for children and engage clients.
The winner of the West African tournament wins the ultimate prize of participating in the SC Trophy Final in Anfield.
This is a four-day all-expense paid trip to the UK. In addition, the team will receive a professional training session with LFC legends and coaches to help them prepare for the Final tournament.
Speaking at the balloting session for this year’s tournamant, Kwabena Boateng, Head Commercial Banking said “ the Standard Chartered Trophy is hinged on the Bank’s sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club. The SC Trophy – Ghana local tournament has proven to be one of the exciting engagement sessions with our clients and key stakeholders”.
He added that “we are excited once again to give our clients and stakeholders an out of this world
experience – to play football on a premier league pitch.”.
The Local tournament takes place on February 25, 2017 at the Lizzy’s Sports Complex at 8 am.
For more information or interview opportunities, please contact:
Head, Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing
Tel: +233 302 669688