If you didn’t know already, Cardiff City Football Club, the professional football club based in Cardiff, Wales, UK has a major presence in the club. Well-known Malaysian business man Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan is the single largest shareholder in the Club, having made a huge equity investment in the nPower Football Championship League frontrunners in 2009.
Founded in 1899, Cardiff City FC are currently top of the Championship league and are poised to be promoted to top flight English footbal – the Barclays Premier League. CCFC has the distinction of being the only non-English team to have won any of the three major English competitions, having famously won the FA Cup against Arsenal in 1927 and also the Charity Shield in the same year.
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan has pledged to do what he can to ensure that the Club realises its Premiership dreams and remains in the Premiership in the long run.
The Club is currently undergoing a rebranding exercise, and is expected to receive a cash injection of £35 million to meet financial obligations of the Club and also for its expansion plans.
As part of its plans to expand its fan base in international market and Malaysia, U Mobile and BCARD has stepped in raise the profile of the Club.
U Mobile, BCARD and Cardiff City FC launched an exciting competition recently – where one of the main winners of the competitiom will have the opportunity to travel to Cardiff to experience a once in a lifetime chance to watch the team play in their last home match of the season.
In addition, the winners will also be treated to a full stadium tour, photo opportunity with the team, accommodation near the stadium, mentions in the stadium during the game and an exclusive VIP lunch. U Mobile and BCARD will also be awarding the other winners with attractive prizes such as holiday packages, mobile devices and B Points.
Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan said, “This contest is open for all U Mobile and BCARD members. It is our way of saying thank you for supporting Cardiff City Football Club. This is our first step before we embark on the formation of a Cardiff City Fan Club.”
To participate in the contest, all prepaid subscribers need to do is to reload a minimum amount of RM30. Eligible participants will receive a SMS notification containing a Cardiff Code and a link to U Mobile’s website to answer a series of football or Cardiff City FC-related questions. Each Cardiff Code will entitle each participant a set of 5 questions. Top 20 participants with the highest amount of correct answers during the contest period win.
Contest runs from 16 February to 31 March 2013.
- Grand Prize: All Expenses Paid Trip for 2 pax to Cardiff City to watch Cardiff vs Bolton, Stadium Tour and Cardiff City FC Official Merchandise – 2 Winners
- 1st Prize: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 + Cardiff City FC Official Merchandise – 2 Winners
- 2nd Prize: Samsung Galaxy S3 + Cardiff City FC Official Merchandise – 2 Winners
- 3rd Prize: Cardiff City Jersey – 14 Winners
For more information, visit www.roadtocardiff.com