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Home » Releases » Sport / leisure » QATAR AIRWAYS LAUNCHES ONLINE COMPETITION TO DESIGN YOUR OWN FOOTBALL DREAMS AFRICA TEAM JERSEY
QATAR AIRWAYS LAUNCHES ONLINE COMPETITION TO DESIGN YOUR OWN FOOTBALL DREAMS AFRICA TEAM JERSEY
Published: 12-May-2015 10:23 am
Publisher: Qatar Airways
Prizes include Business Class tickets and FC Barcelona merchandise
Contestants will have a chance to win one of 22 exciting prizes
FRIENDLY MATCH IS SET FOR MAY 22, 2015
11 May 2015
DOHA, Qatar – For anyone who has ever dreamed about designing their very own football jersey, Qatar Airways is now giving them the chance to do so.
The airline has launched an online competition for football fans everywhere to design and customise a Football Dreams Africa jersey to help support the team in their most awaited for friendly match against FC Barcelona Under 15s Youth Team on May 22, 2015 at Team B, Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
'Twenty-two lucky ‘designers’ will have a chance to win a range of fabulous exciting prizes including Business Class tickets, FC Barcelona jerseys and tickets to tour Camp Nou.
Qatar Airways has launched an online competition to design your own "Africa Football Dreams" team jersey.
For those who wish to get creative, they should visit http://bit.ly/DesignYourJersey or https://www.facebook.com/qatarairways/app_636535869811331?ref=ts where they can follow the step-by-step instructions on how to design their own Football Dreams Africa jersey, which includes, choosing from one of 12 jersey patterns, and selecting the colour of the shirt and pattern, as well as customising the back with their preferred number.
Once the jersey design is complete, participants can share their design before submitting them to the public gallery at which time they will have them entered into a draw to win one of the 22 exciting prizes, including a first prize pair of return Business Cass tickets to any of Qatar Airways’ destinations, and one pair of return Economy Class tickets for the runner-up.
In addition, 10 lucky winners will receive one FC Barcelona jersey; with another 10 winners taking home FC Barcelona goodie bags. Each of the 22 lucky winners will also receive two tickets for a tour of the famous Camp Nou, the home of FC Barcelona.
The competition will run until May 22, 2015, with winners being announced on May 31, 2015.
Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing & Corporate Communications, Salam Al Shawa said: “Qatar Airways is very proud to be part of bringing the players of the Football Dreams Africa team closer to their goal of becoming professional footballers. It is wonderful to see them growing and developing and getting ready to take to the field for their friendly match against FC Barcelona’s Youth Team at Camp Nou in Barcelona.
“This competition to design a jersey for the team is yet another way to involve everyone from all over our extensive network in motivating, supporting and encouraging the players in their match.”
The contest is open for participants from the selected regions that include GCC (excluding Qatar), Indian Sub-Continent, Europe, Africa, Asia (excluding Hong Kong) and the United States. Qatar Airways and Aspire Academy joined forces this year to find the most talented young African football players from across the continent through the Aspire Football Dreams programme.
The initiative provides the most talented players with an unforgettable opportunity to represent Africa as part of the Football Dreams Africa team to play against one of the most famous youth sides in the world, FC Barcelona under 15s Youth Team.
Qatar Airways has seen rapid growth in just 18 years of operation, to the point where today it is flying a modern fleet of 157 aircraft to 146 key business and leisure destinations across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.
About Qatar Airways Cargo
Qatar Airways Cargo serves more than 40 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to 146 key business and leisure destinations globally on 142 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes four Airbus 330 and seven Boeing 777 freighters. At the Dubai Airshow 2013, Qatar Airways placed a firm order for five new Airbus A330-200 freighters. Also included in the order were eight additional A330-200F options, for a total of 13 aircraft. At the recent Farnborough Show, Qatar Airways announced its intent to order four 777 freighters and options for four more. IATA's Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018 report mentions that Qatar will be a notable growth country with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 percent, making it the sixth-fastest growing to take its total freight tonnes to 1,484,000 per annum.
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