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Yangon Football Fan to Travel to France, Watch UEFA Tournament Live

May 20 – Carlsberg Myanmar’s “Give the Man of the Match Award at Euro2016 in France” Lucky Draw Event was held at Time Out sports bar, Novotel Yangon Max and Myanmar’s best-known national football player, Kyaw Zin Phyo, attended to pick the lucky fan. The winner is “Ko Nay Lin Aung” from Yangon. He will have the chance to travel to France, together with a friend, to watch the UEFA Euro2016 live and personally award the ‘Carlsberg Man of the Match’ trophy to the best player.

Kyaw Zin Phyo said, “I am very happy for the lucky winner and also very excited for him. Watching the game live at UEFA European Championship will definitely be the best part of their life. My favorite team is Spain. They won in 2008 and 2012 consecutively, and I hope they win again this year.” Exclusive to only 100 winners from around the world, fans will get the ultimate VIP treatment of a lifetime watching the UEFA EURO 2016 with the best seats and views. They will be living the football dream, watching the biggest football event live, chance to meet and award the Man of the Match all while enjoying some refreshing ice-cold Carlsberg, probably beside some of the world’s biggest names and legends in football.

Carlsberg is the official sponsor and has been associated with the UEFA European Championship since 1988. The event is expected to attract 2.5 million fans to the stadiums, including 1 million foreign visitors. The matches will be broadcast live in more than 230 territories around the world and around 7 billion viewers are expected to watch the UEFA EURO 2016 matches on TV. A new competition format will see 24 teams taking part in the final tournament, instead of 16, which has been the case since 1996. There will be 51 matches – 20 more than in 2012.

Ashish Bista, Myanmar Carlsberg’s Commercial Director, said, “First, we would like to thank all the Carlsberg fans for an overwhelming response to this campaign. We are very excited for the winner and he will be among other Carlsberg contest winners from around the world to enjoy this extraordinary experience.”

“The winner, together with a friend, will not only get to watch the UEFA Euro 2016 live from the best seats in the stadium, but will also have the honor of awarding the best player the “Carlsberg Man of the Match Trophy” and, of course, enjoying exclusive Carlsberg hospitality. This is probably the best football experience being offered to UEFA Euro football fans by Carlsberg,” Bista stated.

Myanmar Carlsberg Co., Ltd. (Myanmar Carlsberg) is a joint venture between the Carlsberg Group, a world’s leading brewery group headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark; and the local privately-owned company MGS Breweries, a subsidiary of Myanmar Golden Star (MGS) Co., Ltd.