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Epson brings World Class Football to Singapore – Juventus vs SG Selection

Calling all football fans in Singapore! Juventus Football Club is coming to Singapore and they will be playing against a Singapore Selection team on 16th August 2014 at our brand new National Stadium at the newly opened Singapore Sports Hub! Epson, a world leader in digital imaging and printing solutions announced its role as the official platinum sponsor for the highly-anticipated friendly match between Italian football giants Juventus Football Club and a Singapore selection team on 16 August 2014. Football fans, do keep a lookout for more activities leading up to the highly-anticipated friendly match between Juventus Football Club and the Singapore Selection team! It is going to be a feast for football fans with big teams such as Juventus Football Club coming down to Singapore!

The sponsorship is in line with Epson’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) outreach efforts to give back to the community, promote football through technology, and engage its customers and partners via high-profile platforms.

“Epson has always found ways to give back to the community that has provided us with so much,” says Mr Koichi Endo, Managing Director, Epson Regional. “This match is a chance to fly our local colours and show off the skills of our team as they face off against one of Europe’s best. I am confident that while they will learn much from Juventus Football Club, they will also teach them a few new tricks!” 

The sponsorship, which starts with immediate effect, will see Epson support the live match as well as a series of fringe engagement activities with its imaging and printing equipment. Members of the public will stand a chance to win live match tickets and attractive memorabilia through Epson’s promotional activities, to be rolled out between late June and September.

Said Ms Tan May Lin, General Manager, Epson Singapore (Sales Division), “Football is the world’s and Singapore’s most popular sport, and is close to the heart of Epson. We are delighted to help raise the football interest and excitement here in Singapore with the opportunity for one of Europe’s most successful football clubs and our very own Singapore team to face off and glean pointers. With the friendly match and series of engagement activities, we hope more people can appreciate and enjoy the sport through Epson.”

More information about Epson and its products are available on www.epson.com.sg.

* Information Courtesy of Epson Singapore and Asia PR Werkz *

Ferdinand and Agüero Choose Challenges for SG Game On!

Calling all Football fans, especially EPL/BPL fans in Singapore! Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Aguero are coming down to Singapore soon for SG Game On! Ultimate Selfie Challenge! 

As part of the SG Game On! Ultimate Selfie Challenge, Manchester football rivals, Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero, will take selfies on May 15 while engaging in four activities that are popular with Singaporeans.

These activities include:

  1. Singlish chit-chat – the players learn popular uniquely Singapore phrases
  2. Tai Chi master – the players try their hand at the graceful ancient martial arts exercise
  3. Hawker heaven – the players sample some of Singapore’s favorite hawker dishes at Maxwell Food Centre
  4. Fancy footwork showdown – the players show-off their amazing ball skills

The footballers will then post their selfies on their own Twitter pages and encourage their fans to retweet them. The player with the most number of retweets will win.

In addition, the football stars have picked Han Boy Ming for suggesting the most interesting selfies on Twitter through #SGGameOn. He and a friend will join both footballers for dinner on May 15.

Ferdinand has issued a friendly challenge to Agüero via a video released today. Click here to view:  www.singtel.com/gameon.

Challenge accepted! Sergio Aguero has responded to Rio Ferdinand’s challenge via a video for SG Game On!. 

Dinner with Fans on May 15

Four lucky SingTel customers who purchased the Samsung GALAXY S5 LTE from April 11 to May 8 will win a dinner for themselves and a friend with the two football stars. The winners will be announced on May 13 at www.singtel.com/gameon.

The Football Carnival on May 16

The footballers will put their knowledge and skills to the test and thrill fans in a series of football-themed challenges at a street carnival event. Fans can also enjoy exclusive privileges on SingTel products and services at the carnival.

Tweet questions to Ferdinand and Agüero

The football stars will be answering fan questions at the press conference on May 15. Join in the conversation on Twitter by tweeting questions to Ferdinand and Agüero from now until May 15 and follow updates at the press conference by following #SGGameOn between 3.00pm to 4.00pm on May 15.

* Information and details Courtesy of SingTel and Ogilvy Public Relations *

SingTel and Samsung to bring Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero to Singapore!

Calling all football fans, especially EPL/BPL fans in Singapore!

SingTel and Samsung to bring Manchester Rivals Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero to Singapore on 15th May and 16th May 2014! 

SingTel Game On!  Campaign Visual (Banner)

Singapore will get a taste of Manchester’s fierce football rivalry when SingTel and Samsung bring megastars of the beautiful game, Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero, to town on May 15 and 16.

Rivals on and off the pitch, the world-class footballers will face-off in the SingTel Game On! challenge, a unique two-day contest that aims to celebrate Singapore’s passion for football in the leadup to the 2014 FIFA World CupTM. The event is part of SingTel’s regional partnership with Samsung, which was recently launched together with the highly anticipated GALAXY S5 LTE.

Four lucky SingTel customers who purchase the GALAXY S5 LTE from April 11 to May 8 will win a dinner for themselves and a friend with the two football stars. Customers who purchased the handset can also get player autographs at a football carnival event on May 16 on a first-come-first-served basis.

“At SingTel, we are always looking for ways to surprise and delight our customers with exciting new experiences and to thank them for their support. SingTel Game On! will give Singapore football fans a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get up close and personal with two of the game’s most popular players,” said Mr Johan Buse, SingTel’s Vice President of Consumer Marketing.

The Ultimate Selfie Challenge

Ferdinand and Agüero will take each other on in the ultimate selfie challenge. Their task is to take photos of themselves with the help of a GALAXY S5 LTE phone while engaging in typical Singaporean activities as suggested by local fans via social media. For example, they could take a selfie of themselves enjoying a hawker centre meal. The footballers will then post their selfies on their own Twitter pages and encourage their fans to retweet them.  The player with the most number of retweets will win the challenge.

How fans can participate: Take a creative selfie while enjoying a popular Singaporean activity and share it via Twitter using the #SGGameOn hashtag from

April 23 to May 4. Ferdinand and Agüero will then choose their favourite selfie tweet and invite the lucky fan and a friend to join the other winners at the exclusive dinner.

The Football Carnival

The footballers will put their knowledge and skills to the test and thrill fans in a series of football-themed challenges at a street carnival event. Fans can also enjoy exclusive privileges on SingTel products and services at the carnival.

Stay tuned for more details at www.singtel.com/gameon.

* Information and Picture Courtesy of SingTel and Ogilvy Public Relations *