Nissan’s exciting Goal of the Week competition in partnership with UEFA Champions League is in full swing around the world and in the Middle East it is already netting plenty of fans wanting to take part.
‘UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week Engineered by Nissan’ gives football lovers the chance to vote for the most brilliant goals in the elite club tournament of Europe and win a host of prizes that fans of ‘the beautiful game’ will savour.
Polls to pick the most spectacular goals are being held during the competition with official UEFA Champions League merchandise including official UEFA Champions League football on offer during the group stages. But the big prizes for Middle Eastern football aficionados are two tickets to UEFA Champions League Final match, which will be taking place in Berlin, and two tickets to the 2015/2016UEFA Super Cup match.
Winners of the grand prizes of the match tickets will be revealed on June 8 next year. Eight prizes of UEFA Champions League merchandise are up for grabs each week.
Goal of the Week forms part of Nissan’s four-year partnership with the UEFA Champions League which kicked off when the first group stage match took place last month. Goal of the Week started at the same time.
The competition is available on the UEFA Champions League section of Nissan’s websites (nissan-ucl.com). UEFA Champions League Goal of the Week Engineered by Nissan is showing up to five of the best goals from each match week, as selected by UEFA Champions League’s panel of judges. Fans can vote from midnight (CET) every Thursday following those matches. Registered participants enter into weekly draws.
Roel de-Vries, Corporate vice president, global head of marketing, communications and brand Strategy – Nissan said recently: “The UEFA Champions League sees the finest football players from around the world compete throughout the season.”
“The Goal of the Week activity will enable football fans to debate and determine the best and most technical UEFA Champions League goals around every match week, offering an exclusive opportunity to bring the excitement from the football pitch directly to fans online.”
Samir Cherfan, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East, added:”Nissan has a long and proud history supporting sports of all kinds. In football the UEFA Champions League is as special as it gets so it’s a wonderful partnership for Nissan.”
“People in the Middle East love their football and follow it closely. Goal of the Week gives them the opportunity for direct participation and there are great prizes on offer. There is already a great deal of interest in the competition and it’s only early days.”
Nissan is the official global automotive sponsor of the UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Champions League. Meantime, Nissan recently announced that three-time UEFA Champions League winner, Andrés Iniesta and Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil captain, Thiago Silva have signed as ambassadors for the Japanese auto maker.
In addition to the UEFA Champions League partnership, Nissan sponsors the Africa Cup of Nations, NCAA Football, Canadian Football League, sporting ambassadors including Olympic Gold Medallists Usain Bolt and Sir Chris Hoy, corporate partner for Heisman Trust/Heisman Trophy and the official global automotive partner of City Football Group.