du presented the ‘Coach Career Award’ and rewarded 10 lucky customers with a special chance to meet their favourite players and coaches at the Globe Soccer Awards
Dubai, UAE, 6 January 2019: As part of its continuous efforts to support the national sporting agenda of the UAE, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has reiterated its commitment to bolstering the UAE’s sporting agenda and recognition as a leading regional sporting hub by participating as one of the official sponsors of the 10th Globe Soccer Awards. The telco presented the ‘Coach Career Award’ to Fabio Capello at the distinguished awards celebration and also gave 10 lucky customers an exclusive meet and greet opportunity with the sport’s star players and coaches.
‘An advocate for sport in the UAE’
Abdulwahed Juma, EVP Brand & Corporate Communications at du, presented the award to Fabio Capello in recognition of his illustrious efforts as one of the greatest and most successful football managers of all time.
Commenting on their participation in this prestigious event, Juma said: “It is a great opportunity to have this prominent event in Dubai and, in conjunction with the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, this underscores the UAE’s status as a major incubator for various international sports activities in line with the national sporting agenda.
“du has been involved in several sports initiatives and events in the past, which has culminated in the launch of several premium platforms, such as du Sports, which gives customers direct and exclusive access to diverse sporting content. We are committed to continuing to provide our support and achieve the nation’s aspirations – not only in sport, but in all areas of the UAE’s future progress,” he added.
‘The opportunity of a lifetime’
du rewarded the 10 lucky winners of a recent promotion to attend the prominent award ceremony. In doing so, the telco allowed the fans an exclusive opportunity of a lifetime to meet their favourite players and coaches in person.