Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 11, 2015: As the official automotive sponsor, Nissan will be providing a fleet of cars that will be used to support activities and programs around the UEFA Super Cup match taking place on August 11, 2015. The Nissan Patrol, dubbed “Hero of all Terrains in Life”, will be the iconic model and the official vehicle during the match. Through its sponsorship and engagement at the event, Nissan aims to enrich the fans’ experience of the tournament and leave a lasting legacy for the people of Georgia.
Samir Cherfan, managing director at Nissan Middle East commented: “We at Nissan Middle East are very excited to host and be part of such a prestigious event in Georgia, which falls under the NMEF territory. At Nissan we continuously strive to bring new levels of innovation and excitement in everything that we do. Our involvement in the UEFA Super Cup in Georgia is an example of our dedication to offering unique experiences for our customers and partners across the region.
A total of 51 Nissan vehicles will be provided to UEFA for various administrative needs including transportation of VIPs, UEFA staff and referees. Out of the total fleet, two Patrols will be given to the UEFA President, Michel Platini and UEFA General Secretary, Gianni Infantino. Four Patrols will be given to the competing teams, Barcelona and Sevilla (two each).
Nissan vehicles will also be present when the Trophy Journey reaches the capital city.
Nissan is the official global automotive sponsor of the UEFA Super Cup and UEFA Champions League, with a deal that will cover the period 2014/2015 to 2017/2018. As an official partner Nissan will be involved with Europe’s most prestigious club football competition through a number of its exclusive products and services.
The UEFA Super Cup partnership is another example of Nissan’s dedication and growth in global sports which already includes the brand’s proud sponsorship of the Africa Cup of Nations, NCAA Football, Canadian Football League, sporting ambassadors including Olympic Gold Medalists Usain Bolt and Sir Chris Hoy, corporate partner for Heisman Trust/Heisman Trophy and the official global automotive partner of City Football Group.
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Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan’s second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 247,500 employees globally, Nissan sold 5.32 million vehicles and generated revenue of 11.38 trillion yen (USD 103.6 billion) in fiscal year 2014. Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of more than 60 models under the Nissan, Infiniti and Datsun brands. Nissan leads the world in zero-emission mobility, dominated by sales of the LEAF, the first mass-market, pure-electric vehicle. It is the best-selling EV in history with almost 50% share of the zero-emission vehicle segment.
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