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MANCHESTER CITY BRINGS SIX TROPHIES TO INDIA AS PART OF GLOBAL TROPHY TOUR!

MANCHESTER CITY BRINGS SIX TROPHIES TO INDIA AS PART OF GLOBAL TROPHY TOUR

  • The Trophy Tour, presented by Etihad Airways, visited Chennai and will visit Mumbai and Kolkata this week (18th to 24th November)
  • City legend Micah Richards will accompany the trophies for a series of exciting fan events
  • City was hosted a family friendly football festival in Chennai and will see a match day screening event as City take on Chelsea on Saturday 23rd November in Kolkata
  • City announce sits third community football project in India- Goals for Lifeproject in Mumbai

Chennai, November 18, 2019: Manchester City is bringing its silverware to three cities in India from 16th to 24th November to celebrate with fans as part of the final stop on its global trophy tour, presented by Etihad Airways. The Trophy Tour is a part of a club celebration after making football history by becoming the first English football club to lift six trophies: Premier league title, FA Cup, Community Shield, Carabao Cup, Women’s FA Cup and FA WSL Continental Cup, across both its men’s and women’s teams in the same season.

City was hosted a free football festival at the Shopping mall VR Chennai (Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Anna Nagar), with a day of fun activities for all the family From 12pm on Sunday 17 November. Football fans will be able to turn up and have their photo taken with the six trophies, create their own player walkout video, and learn from the Manchester City coaches on hand to offer coaching clinics and skills sessions.

Club legend and former City centre-back, Micah Richards, who made 246 appearances between 2005–2014 and won three trophies during his time at City, will then accompany the silverware in Mumbai and Kolkata for a series of exciting fan and community activities.

Commenting on his maiden visit to India, Micah Richards, City Legendsaid “I am thrilled to visit India as part of Manchester City’s Trophy Tour. Our aim is to bring an authentic City experience, allowing fans in India a chance to experience the club they love closer than ever and right in their hometowns. We have been receiving immense support from the City fans in India and I can’t wait to engage with them all”

In Mumbai, the trophies will be displayed at the PUMAFLAGSHIP store from 6pm on Wednesday 20th November, located in Durga Chambers Linking Road.

On Friday 22nd November, our Official Mobile Photography Partner for the Trophy Tour, TECNO mobile, is hosting a day long fun-filled carnival at the Festival Square, High Street Phoenix Mall located in Lower Parel starting at 12 noon.

From 9pm on Saturday 23 November, Bakstage in Kolkata (1st Floor, EN Block, Sector V, Bidhannagar) will be transformed into a match day screening party as City take on rivals Chelsea in a highly anticipated Premier League fixture. Fans at the CityLive! event will get to hear Micah Richard’s match analysis, plus there’ll be exclusive giveaways and chances to win player signed shirts.

One of the highlights of the Trophy Tour, supported locally by Rexona and TECNO mobile, is an immersive fan experience that is modelled to look like the home dressing room at the Etihad Stadium, giving fans in India a chance to experience the excitement of a City match day.

As part of City’s global community work, City is now supporting three community football projects in India, as part of the Cityzens Giving initiative. With existing projects in Kolkata and Bangalore, this Week City announced it would be supporting the Goals for Life project in Mumbai. Delivered in partnership with OSCAR Foundation and supported by Club technology partner Cisco, Young Leaders will empower the lives of children in their community by using football to instil the value of education amongst participants and their families. Micah and the trophies will be visiting Young Leaders from Goals for Life project in Mumbai.

Fans can keep up to date at www.mancity.com/trophytour and sign-up to CityLive now at www.mancity.com/citylivekolkata

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About Manchester City Football Club

Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City FC in 1894 and has since then gone onto win the European Cup Winners’ Cup, six League Championship titles, including four Premier League titles (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019), and six FA Cups. Manchester City FC is one of seven clubs comprising the City Football Group and counts New York City FC and Melbourne City FC among its sister clubs.

Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly decorated managers in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000 seat arena that City have called home since 2003. Today, the Stadium sits on the wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a state-of-the-art performance training and youth development facility located in the heart of East Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City Women’s Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily basis and play their competitive home games.

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