Sixteen teams are set to battle for the 2017 Standard Chartered (SC) Bank Limited, “Road to Anfield Competition, at the Lizzy Sports Complex in Accra on Saturday, February 25.
The SC Trophy, is an international five-aside football tournament, that hinged on the Bank’s Liverpool FC sponsorship and an opportunity for SC to reinforce its partnership with Liverpool FC.
The 16 teams representing in this year’s competition were selected clients and the media, who will seek to win the local event to battle winners from Nigeria and Cameroon in a West Africa Regional Tournament, on March 11.
Liverpool legend Jason McAteer, will join the Regional tournament in Ghana and provide tips to the finalists and also host a soccer clinic for children and engage clients.
The winner of the West African tournament wins the ultimate prize of participating in the SC
Trophy Final in Anfield.
This is a four-day all expense paid trip to the UK.
In addition, the team will receive a professional training session with LFC legends and coaches to help them prepare for the Final tournament.
Speaking at the balloting session for this year’s edition, Kwabena Boateng, Head of Commercial Banking said “the Standard Chartered Trophy is hinged on the Bank’s sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club.
The SC Trophy – Ghana local tournament has proven to be one of the exciting engagement sessions with our clients and key stakeholders”.
He added that “we are excited once again to give our clients and stakeholders an out of this world experience – to play football on a premier league pitch”.
The SC Road to Anfield has been running in various Standard Chartered markets since 2013 and has grown very popular. This is the third time it is being held in Ghana and the tournament has proven to be one of the exciting engagement sessions with clients and key stakeholders.
Team GNPC beat Multimedia Group 3-1 to walk away with the trophy at stake in the last edition.