2018 Manchester City F.C. Trophy Tour
On September 21th, Shenzhen Bay Club and the City Football Group, wrapped up the Club’s 2018 British Culture Festival with the themed event of “Manchester City F.C. Trophy Tour”. Ms. Karen Maddocks, British Consul General in Guangzhou, Mr. Damian Willoughby, Senior Vice President of Partnerships City Football Group, Mr. David Tang, Regional Director of China City Football Group, Mr. Stephan Cieplik, VP.Director of Partnerships APAC City Football Group, and Mr. Paul Dickov, the Manchester City Football Club Legend, also attended the event.
Ms. Karen Maddocks, British Consul General in Guangzhou, expressed in her speech that she was looking forward to forging a close bond between Shenzhen and Manchester through this cooperation, thus promoting the collaboration and development of China and the UK in a range of sectors.
Mr. Damian Willoughby, Senior Vice President of Partnerships City Football Group, and Mr. David Tang, Managing Director of China City Football Group, introduced the audience to the history of Manchester City Football Club, along with their innovative global operational model. City Football Group majority own three high-performing clubs, operating a total of 24 men's, women's and youth teams, in Manchester, New York and Melbourne. With a sophisticated youth develpment system and a global scouting network, they find and develop the best footballing talent to deliver an exciting, forward-playing game that optimises chances of winning. The City Football Group is committed to China for the long term and officially announced the opening of their new Shenzhen office.
Legend of Manchester City F.C. player Mr. Paul Dickov unveiled the trophies in the event and interacted with the guests amicably. He mentioned proudly the record-breaking performance of Manchester City Football Club in the 2017-2018 season when they won the Premier League title and the Carabao Cup, with full confidence in the prospects of Manchester City Football Club.
Up until now, Shenzhen Bay Club’s Second Anniversary and 2018 British Culture Festival has drawn to an end. Shenzhen Bay Club will continue to serve as Members’ platform for international exchanges. Shenzhen Bay Club will keep offering Members highly efficient interaction and high-quality information through this platform. Together we can create values and influence, shaping the new character of the city of Shenzhen.