Winners of the Ghana edition of the Standard Chartered Trophy Local Tournament for 2019-Wilmar Africa have left the country for the United Kingdom (UK), to participate in this year’s Standard Chartered Trophy Finals.
The tournament, comes off on Monday, May 13, at the home ground of Liverpool FC, Anfield, UK.
Team Wilmar would be joining seven other teams at the SC Trophy Finals to compete for the ultimate crown.
The Standard Chartered Road to Anfield Tournament is an international 5-aside football tournament that provides local markets with a platform to actively engage clients, staff and stakeholders.
It is hinged to the Bank’s Liverpool Football Club sponsorship. Winners of competitions in the various markets receive an all expenses paid trip to Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC to join other winners to play in an eight – team tournament to determine which team emerges as the best for a particular year.
Whiles in Liverpool, Team Wilmar Africa watched the final home match between Liverpool FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday May 12.
They would receive coaching from a Liverpool Legend to prepare for the SC Trophy Finals as well as engage in other activities.
Asiedua Addae, Head of Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing at Standard Chartered said, “we are excited about Wilmar Africa’s participation in this money can’t buy experience and competition. We are rooting for them and believe they would excel and be the first African team to lift the SC Trophy at Anfield”.
Standard Chartered has been the main sponsors of Liverpool Football Club in the English Premier League since 2010.