Al Hilal Bank to support UAE Olympic Football Team at2012 Olympics via special fan promo
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Lucky Al Hilal – UAEFA credit card holders tocheer UAE players during live Olympic match
June 20, 2012
Al Hilal Bank, aprogressive Islamic bank, has announced that it will be supporting the UAEOlympic Football Team at the upcoming 2012 Summer Olympic Games by sending overfootball fans to cheer during one of the team’s live matches.
The latestpromotion reflects Al Hilal’s strong commitment to local sports,particularly football. The bank has been actively supporting thePresident’s Cup over the past three years and intends to launch moreprograms in support of football and other athletic activities.
“Theentire nation is excited to cheer on its team at the upcoming 2012 OlympicGames in London. We wanted to reward our customers who are also avid footballfans with a once-in-a-lifetime experience that affirms our staunch support forthe UAE’s favorite sport and lends morale to our hard-working players,hence the launching of this raffle. We look forward to seeing our customersroot for our boys as they go for the gold this summer,” said Mohamed Zaqout, Head of Personal Banking Group at Al Hilal Bank.
Yousuf Yaqoub Al Serkal, President of UAEFootball Association (UAEFA), praised Al Hilal Bank’s initiative which hesays provides its customers and UAE football fans with the rare opportunity togo to London and support the UAE Olympic football team. Al Serkal emphasizedthat Al Hilal Bank’s partnership is a key factor to success, as itcontinues to support the development of the local football scene through itssponsorship of football and many other sporting events. The UAEFA Presidentexpressed his hope of further promoting the strategic partnership between AlHilal Bank and the Association for the betterment of the game in the UAE and theachievement of greater things in the future.
Al Hilal Bankis fully owned by the Abu Dhabi Investment Council, the investment body of theAbu Dhabi Government. Currently one of the fastest-growing Islamic banks in theEmirates, it operates 21 branches across the UAE plus three overseas branchesin Kazakhstan. The bank recently unveiled its ‘Egrab’ projectfeaturing the world’s first emission-free mobile bank.