Friday, June 22, 2007

Samsung sponsors Malaysian national cheer squad

Samsung Malaysia Electronics Sdn Bhd and the Football Association of Malaysia today announced that the Samsung Famemas supporter group will proudly fly the Malaysian flag and lead thousands of football fans across the country in cheering the Malaysian national team forward at the AFC Asian Cup 2007. Approximately 1500 Samsung Famemas supporters and invited guests will be seated in the designated Samsung Zone at the Asian Cup stadium and will be provided with cheering accessories to root for the national team during each home match.

"Samsung is excited to bring a premier football competition to football fans in the region. This sponsorship reaffirms our commitment to engage the local communities by bringing true sporting culture closer to home,” Mr Min Yong Ho, Managing Director of Samsung Malaysia Electronics told media. “We have rallied the Samsung Famemas supporter group to boost the morale of the Malaysian football team as they pit themselves against Asia’s best. We will be there to shout-out our support for them at all home matches. We hope the experience of competing against Asia’s top talent in front of their home crowds will inspire Malaysian footballers to join the world’s elite."

Samsung will also host a booth at the Fan Village at Bukit Jalil Stadium, where it will organise a wide range of fun and interactive activities with opportunities for fans to win many prizes including mobile phones. From players to the fans, Samsung plans to celebrate the passion of everyone who contributes to the game.

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