Kolkata, Feb 16: Carlsberg India, one of the longest standing sponsors of the European Football Championships, on Thursday announced Kolkata as one of the winners for the ‘Vote to get the Trophy to your city’ campaign.
The campaign was launched across 8 cities in January 2012, encouraging fans to vote for their city and get a chance to host the prestigious Trophy.
Out of the eight participating cities, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata received maximum votes and will be hosting the official UEFA EURO 2012 Trophy.
Soccer fans in the city can get a glimpse of the trophy on February 26at South City Mall, in the afternoon.
Announcing the winning cities of the campaign, Subodh Marwah, Marketing Director, Carlsberg India said, “Football enthusiasts battled it out to host the prestigious UEFA EURO 2012 Trophy in their city and we are pleased to further our engagement with them through the trophy event and various other programs which will follow.”
During the next couple of months Carlsberg India will be announcing some amazing programs giving football fans across India an opportunity to experience the UEFA EURO magic.
This year, the tournament will be held for the first time in Eastern Europe – in the exciting growth markets of Poland and Ukraine from 8th June - 1st July.