signs new eight-year partnership with Confederation of African Football as Official Sponsor of 5 major CAF competitions from 2017 – 2024
Orange Egypt Sponsors 30 Youth Centers in Egypt, Giving Football Fans in Egypt the Opportunity to Enjoy CAN Championship in Gabon and a Competition to Choose Winners of Tickets to Travel and Watch EgyptGhana Match or a Grand Prize of 100,000 Pounds
Orange Group announced its partnership renewal with the Confederation of African Football ( CAF) for eight years ( 20172024) to continue to sponsor the organization’s major soccer competitions through to 2024. This sponsorship includes the African Nations’ competitions (2017 in Gabon, 2019 in Cameron, 2021 in Ivory Coast, and 2023 in Guinea). In addition to the next four Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments, Orange will also sponsor the Women’s and U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, as well as the CAF Champions League and the Super Cup club competitions. The core objective of Orange’s sponsorship strategy, “Orange Sponsors You”, is to give fans the recognition they deserve by putting them centerstage, turning the spotlight on them and rewarding them for their passion. To mark the occasion of the CAF competitions 2017 and in line with its sponsorship strategy, “Orange Sponsors You”, Orange Egypt is giving all football fans in Egypt the opportunity to enjoy and cheer for the Egyptian National Team while watching the games of African Cup. Under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Orange Egypt will be sponsoring 30 youth centers all over Egypt to give all Egyptians the privilege of watching the tournament’s games on screens placed in these centers. In addition, Orange Egypt has launched a contest for its customers, where they will get the chance to travel to Gabon and attend Egypt-Ghana match on January 25th or win the grand prize of 100,000 Egyptian pounds or a BeIN subscription for one year. On this occasion, Orange Egypt’s CEO, Jean Marc Harion, said, “Football is the number one passion of our customers in Egypt, and we’re delighted that we will be able to bring Egyptian football fans even closer to the events and things they love the most by going beyond slogans. These flagship competitions in African football generate an incredible spirit of unity across communities and people, and unite fans behind their flag with a strong sense of patriotism. In fact, the sport itself is a powerful agent of peace, and shows how we can cherish and embrace our rivals while also treating each other with respect.” “I would like to seize this opportunity to wish the Egyptian National Football team all the best in their coming matches during this 31st round of the Africa Cup of Nations”, he added. It’s worth mentioning that the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations was won by Ivory Coast, who completed a 9-8 penalties victory over Ghana in the final. The 2017 tournament kicks off on January 14th, with the host Gabon taking on Guinea-Bissau. Orange Egypt cheers on the Egyptian National Team and wishes them the best of luck and may they win to spread happiness and joy in the hearts of all Egyptians.