Coca-Cola to bring historic FIFA Cup trophy to Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Coca-Cola will be bringing the FIFA World Cup Original Trophy to Lahore, Pakistan on February 3, creating a historic occasion giving Pakistani fans the chance to experience football’s most coveted prize.
The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Tourby Coca-Cola will give millions of people around the world the opportunity to get ready to taste the feeling of the world’s largest, most anticipated sporting event – the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. In hosting this momentous, international tour, Coca-Colaand FIFA invite fans to get up close and personal with the same trophy that is presented by FIFA to the winning country of the FIFA World Cup™. This will be once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for thousands of fans to see the most iconic symbol in football and share their passion for the game.
Rizwan U. Khan, General Manager of Coca-Cola Pakistan & Afghanistan remarked that the FIFA World Cup™ Trophy’s visit to Pakistan – a historic first for the country – is a proud moment not only for football fans but for the entire country, as it promotes a softer image of the nation on the global stage. “Pakistan has millions of football enthusiasts and we are extremely excited that Pakistan is able to be a part of the Trophy Tour this year.
Coca-Cola has always been the pioneer in taking initiatives that resonate deeply with the youth and support their development. Be it music, education, environment or sport, Coca-Cola firmly believes in the power of the young generation in the country. Football is not only an emerging sport in Pakistan but also fast becoming a key platform of self-expression for the youth connecting them beyond social and cultural boundaries.”-NNI