Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited will be hosting selected client teams at the University of Ghana on Saturday 29th February 2020 at the University Of Ghana Athletic Oval, for this year’s edition of the Standard Chartered (SC Trophy) Tournament.
The ‘SC Trophy 2020 Tournament’ is an international five-a-side football tournament that provides Standard Chartered markets a platform from which to actively engage football fans and the Bank’s clients. It is hinged on the Bank’s Liverpool FC sponsorship and is an opportunity for Standard Chartered to reinforce the partnership with Liverpool FC.
The tournament is in two parts, a local tournament in Ghana and a final tournament in the UK. The winning team of the local tournament is flown to Anfield, the Home of Liverpool FC to join winners from other markets to play in the ‘Finals tournament’ to determine which team wins the Standard Chartered Trophy 2020.
Asiedua Addae, Head Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing, Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited, explained how this year’s competition differs from the previous editions
‘We are once again very thrilled to host this fun-filled interactive sporting tournament for our clients by leveraging on the Standard Chartered – Liverpool FC sponsorship. This year marks 10 years of the sponsorship. We continue to make the dreams of many Ghanaians come true by providing a money-can’t-buy experience for our clients.”
Ghana has been participating in the SC Trophy Tournament since 2015 and provided the opportunity for staff, clients and media personalities to watch Liverpool FC home games at Anfield. Three client teams, winners of the local tournaments, GNPC in 2016, EIB Network in 2018 and Wilmar Africa in 2019 have competed in the ‘Finals’ at Anfield.
Team Wilmar the reigning champions represented Ghana at the 2019 SC Trophy Finals in Anfield, home of Liverpool FC where they beat Team Hong Kong with a lone goal to emerge the winners.
16 teams will compete for honours including TransMed, Price Will Ltd, Duraplast Gh, Latter-Day Saint, Ayrton Drugs, Trassaco, Aviance Ghana, Total Ghana, Ghana Specialty Fats, Bayport, Interplast, Sika Korabea, Comsys Gh Ltd, Modec, Mohinani and Promasidor Ghana.
Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Limited is Ghana’s premier bank established in 1896. It is part of a leading international banking group, with presence in more than 60 of the world’s most dynamic markets.