VIVA Bahrain, official partner of Manchester United, turned the dreams of 2 Bahrainis into reality after they won the second draw of the “Win a Trip” campaign and got the opportunity to witness a major game in the English Premier League between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic.
VIVA kicked off the Manchester United SMS service for this season last October as all subscribers are automatically enrolled into a raffle draw to win an all expenses paid trip to watch a Manchester United match.
The lucky winners of the second draw for this season, Nader Amireldin and Mohamed Bu Shagra, flew to the UK on 26th December and attended a match at Old Trafford.
“At VIVA, we believe that there is no limit to the amount of dreams we can turn into reality," commented Andrew Hanna, VIVA CCO. “The second draw of the Win a Trip campaign reinforces that belief and with two more draws to come more lucky winners will get their turn.”
Aside from watching the game from an executive lounge and treated like top VIPs having the opportunity to sit on the VIVA branded seats, the winners also had the chance to wander around the Manchester United stadium that show cases the club’s century old history.
Nader Amireldin, who went on the latest trip said, “This has been an amazing trip with VIVA. Attending a match on Boxing Day in the majestic Old Trafford is an incredible thing that I never thought I’d ever get to experience and that’s why I’ll always be grateful to VIVA.”
Mohammed Bu Shagra, another winner in the second draw said, “I am still overwhelmed, VIVA turned my dream into a reality. I’d like to thank VIVA from the bottom of my heart for giving me the trip of a lifetime, it’s a lovely memory that I will never forgot. ”
VIVAs customers are offered this unique chance to participate in the "Win A Trip" campaign by subscribing to the Manchester United SMS service, which offers fans the ability to receive live match updates, instant scores, text commentary and much more. The "Win A Trip" campaign offers subscribers the chance to enter 2 more raffle draws to win the chance of a lifetime and attend a match at the "Theatre of Dreams", Old Trafford. All users need to do is send an SMS with the text "MU" to "88088" to subscribe in the service. The service costs 500 fils per week and offers an unlimited amount of news and updates straight from the club.
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