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- Kia hands over 83 vehicles for #fifa Confederations Cup 2017
- International football tournament to take place in #russia from the 17th of June
- Kia Motors is the official #automotive partner of FIFA
Kia Motors has supplied 83 vehicles to ensure smooth running of the #fifaconfederationscup2017
. The vehicle handover ceremony took place on June 8 at the Spartak Moscow stadium in the Russian capital.
Confederations Cup will start on the 17th
of June, with eight teams vying for a place in the final, to be held in Saint Petersburg on July 2. The tournament is contested by the holders of each of the six regional championships (Australia, Cameroon, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal), along with the FIFA World Cup holder (Germany) and the 2018 host nation (Russia).
partner to #fifa
Motors has supplied the 83-strong fleet of vehicles including Mohave, Sorento, Sportage and cee’d to transport national football teams, referees, officials and delegates during the international tournament. #kia
will also provide 24-hour roadside support throughout the tournament.
More than 80 delegates from #kia
, and media attended the official vehicle handover ceremony at the 45,360-capacity stadium, home to the newly-crowned Russian Premier League champions, Spartak Moscow, and the Russian international football team.
Attending the handover ceremony, Jay Neuhaus, #fifa
Head of Rights Delivery & Hospitality, said: “Kia Motors has been our official partner since 2007 and we are grateful for its support in supplying tournament vehicles for this year’s #fifa
Confederations Cup in #russia
. The fleet of vehicles will ensure the smooth operation of the #event
, enabling us to transport players, media and officials throughout the tournament. Both #fifa
share a passion for football, and these cars will be used behind the scenes to deliver the excitement of ‘the beautiful game’ to fans around the globe.”
Alexander Moynov, Managing Director of #kia
, commented: “As a prelude to the 2018 #fifa
World Cup, the 2017 #fifa
Confederations Cup is one of the most important international football tournaments this year, and is followed by millions of fans worldwide. We are excited to be involved in making the Confederations Cup a success, and we look forward to bringing people closer to the #kia
brand through this major #event
In the build-up to 2017 #fifa
Confederations Cup, #kia
will bring back its globally popular five-a-side amateur football tournament, ‘Kia Champ into the Arena’. #kia
will host its very own ‘World Final’ in #russia
on the 28th
of June, with five-a-side teams selected from national contests taking place in eight countries around the world. 10 winning teams will travel to Sochi to play the World Final. The finalists will also be invited to watch one of the semi-finals of the 2017 #fifa
Kia’s involvement in the #fifaconfederationscup2017
also includes the company’s search for official match ball carriers. Sixteen children from all over the world will take part in the pre-match ceremony – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young football fans to hand over the match ball to the referee. #kia
is also holding a ‘Lucky Drive’ #competition
, selecting two customers from 18 countries around the world to attend the opening match of the tournament, #russia
vs. New Zealand on the 17th
of June in Saint Petersburg.
For more information about #kia
Motors and the vehicles involved in the 2017 #fifa
Confederations Cup, visit www.kia.com