As part of its continued support of the Cashless Nigeria initiative, MasterCard, proud official sponsor of the Uefa Champions League is running a spectacular consumer promotion that will bring ll the action and excitement of the UEFA Champions League right into the heart of Nigeria.
The promotion which debuted in Nigeria in 2011 provides MasterCard cardholders an opportunity to win the four tickets to watch the 2013 UEFA Champions League final live in London at the legendary Wembley Stadium.
Announcing the promotion, Omokehinde Ojomuyide, Vice-President and Area Business Head, West Africa, MasterCard, revealed that in addition to the four tickets to watch the final live at Wembley, there are an additional 500 double tickets to watch the game at the exclusive UEFA Champions League Fan viewing event in Lagos. “To enter the competition, all a card holder has to do is use his or her Debit MasterCard, the more they use their Debit MasterCard card, the more chances they have of winning,” she said.
The participating banks in the promotion are Guaranty Trust Bank, Zenith Bank Plc, Skye Bank, United Bank of Africa, First Bank, Wema Bank, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Unity Bank, Ecobank, Keystone Bank and Enterprise Bank.
Explaining the purpose for building exciting experiences around the football contest for Nigerians, Ojomuyide said, “Nigeria is very important to MasterCard and is the hub for MasterCard in Sub-Saharan Africa,”furthermore, the Nigerian government has taken bold and progressive steps to encourage Cashless transactions which aligns with our vision of a ‘World Beyond Cash.’ According to her, ‘the passion of Nigerians for football is tremendous and that is why MasterCard is committed to giving its card holders an unforgettable football experience this year.
“This event is one of the many incentives we have in store for Nigerians in support of the Cashless Nigeria Drive,” she added.
Nigerians were treated to an evening of lots of fun and excitement in Lagos during the UEFA Champions League 2012 final Fan Viewing experience hosted by MasterCard.
This year’s event promises to be no different as Nigerians will again be treated to an evening of exciting and priceless football experience to be enjoyed with the many VIP sport personalities that will be in attendance.