Tuesday, May 22, 2007

LGE sponsors friendly between Jordan and Iraq

At a Jordan Football Association press conference, LG Electronics announced its sponsorship of a friendly football match bringing together the Jordanian and Iraqi national football teams and the retirement campaign of Captain Mohannad Mahadeen, captain of both the Jordan national team and the Al Faisali football club. The conference was held in the presence of HE Nidal Al Hadeed Deputy Chairman of the Jordan Football Association, Mohammad Al Joueiber Secretary General of Al Faisali FC, Kevin Cha General Manager of the LGE Jordan and Iraqi Offices, Ghazi Farouq Assistant Managing Director for Marketing at the Middle East Complex, an agent for LGE products in Jordan and Captain Mahadeen.

The retirement of Captain Mahadeen will take place during the friendly between Jordan and Iraq on Friday 8 June at the Amman International Stadium. During the match’s half-time LGE will hold a raffle draw for all ticket holders thereby granting them all an opportunity to win prizes including an LCD 32 inch monitor from LGE, LGE washing machines, a 29 inch TV from LGE, an LGE 21 inch Flatron TV, an LGE 1 ton AC, LGE Audio players, and more. In an aim to further strengthen the ties held between himself and his fans, Captain Mahadeen will also be present at Mecca Mall on 24 and 25 May to sign posters.

“We are fully aware of the hardships that Iraq has been going through, and it is our role as an international entity that prides itself with its ability to fully integrate with the local communities it operates within to support Jordan and Iraq’s national football teams, we also would like to extend our best wishes to our national team in their participation in the West Asian Football Championship. We will continue to support national initiatives and we are proud to have amongst us Captain Mahadeen, an individual who is the embodiment of success and persistence,” Mr Farouq told media.

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