Press Release


FGB, one of the leading banks in the UAE and proud sponsor of Al Ain FC, will be hosting a range of family activities at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on May 9th, to help fans celebrate the club’s Arabian Gulf League triumph. Following the final match of the season against Sharjah FC, Al Ain FC will be crowned 2014/15 Arabian Gulf League champions, marking the club’s 12th championship win in the UAE pro league. Al Ain FC will be crowned for the first time on the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium grounds, which was named “Stadium of the Year” for 2014.

On the day, fans will have an opportunity to put their football skills to the test in the FGB Fan Zone, where they will be challenged to a kick the ball ‘speed test’. Fans’ scores will be recorded and the best will have a chance of winning footballs and jerseys signed by Al Ain FC players.

Two professional freestyle footballers will also entertain fans with a range of impressive football tricks and FGB will be handing out giveaways, including official club merchandise and FGB branded items to fans.

FGB has also launched a fan competition on Twitter and Instagram, giving two lucky winners a chance to ride in style to and from the match in a limousine and enjoy a great view of the game from the FGB box. The winners will also receive a signed Al Ain FC jersey.

Andre’ Sayegh CEO of FGB, said: “May 9th will be a big day for both the Al Ain FC players and the loyal fans who cheer them on at every match. FGB is hosting a range of activities to help supporters celebrate the club’s fantastic AGL win and show their passion for the game. We are very pleased to support the sporting community of the UAE and as a proud sponsor of Al Ain FC we are confident that this Saturday will be a memorable event for all involved.”

FGB signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Al Ain FC in 2013, as part of the bank’s efforts to promote sports activities in the UAE and to support as well as engage with the local community.


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