Al Ahli Club has signed an agreement with Gargash Enterprises to raffle Mercedes-Benz cars during home games at the stadium.
Dubai, UAE, September 10, 2015: The prestigious Al Ahli Football Club has signed a one of a kind agreement wherein Gargash Enterprises will supply a total of 24 brand-new Mercedes-Benz cars. 2 cars to be raffled each game over 12 home games at the AL Ahli stadium during the 2015-2016 Arabian Gulf League. Carrying a legacy of victory for decades, Al Ahli has chosen Mercedes-Benz to be its official car and this alignment has yielded great intentions for UAE’s young talents.
Board Member of Gargash Enterprises – Shehab Gargash said, “Gargash Enterprises is honored to work with Al Ahli to bring the very best automobile to UAE football fans. We are honored to work on this initiative as part of a multi-year collaboration with Champions Al Ahli, a collaboration that grows stronger with every season. This initiative perfectly brings together the champion of the football pitch with the champion of the road.”
Mercedes-Benz has supported the game of football on several occasions worldwide including, sponsoring the 2014 World Cup. Whereas, this partnership with Al Ahli underlines Gargash Enterprises’ enduring support to the local community, where football holds a predominant position and has an immense following amongst all sporting activities. Al Ahli Football Club has already started the season on a strong note with an 8 to 1 win and is all geared up to prove its performance in the games to come. The next game on 20th September, to be played by Al Ahli VS Al Dhafra at Al Ahli Football stadium, will include the raffled cars – a stylish C 200 and a powerful ML 400, as part of the new promotion.
CEO, Al Ahli Club – Ahmed Khalifa Hammad stated “to be associated with a brand like Mercedes-Benz is an honor and it uplifts the coherence of Al Ahli Club. This new and unique gesture of raffles by Al Ahli Club, to give UAE Football enthusiasts an essence of the luxurious Mercedes-Benz brand is anticipated to strengthen the bond between both parties. Gargash Enterprises with its strong local roots and global dominance of Mercedes-Benz elevates the club’s characteristics of staying grounded to its core values of the community whilst building a global brand image”.
The 3-year agreement between Al Ahli and Gargash Enterprises declared Mercedes-Benz as Al Ahli Football Club’s official car. Ever since the collaboration, the two renowned brands have stood together on a platform of sustainable performance supporting national talent in the field of football, and now also giving spectators an added advantage for their ardent support and zeal.