Standard Chartered hosts SC Cup 2023, awarding the champions with a prize of a lifetime

Champions Dialog win Grand Prize to tour UK and witness a live LFC EPL game at Anfield

The Standard Chartered Cup 2023, a 5-a-side Futsal tournament organised by Standard Chartered Sri Lanka, concluded at the Racecourse Grounds, Colombo on Saturday, 8th July. 

Competing amongst 11 corporate and business banking teams, Dialog Axiata PLC emerged winners of the prestigious SC Cup 2023 and will enjoy an experience of a lifetime – an all-inclusive paid trip to the UK to witness a live Liverpool FC (LFC) English Premier League (EPL) game at Anfield and a tour of Anfield Stadium, home of the Mighty Reds.

Dialog Axiata PLC emerged as champions following a nail-biting final with John Keells Group who were the defending champions. Both teams scored two goals each during the game, following which, Dialog finally triumphed through penalties (2-1). The Runners-up, JKH, as well as Ebony Holdings (2nd Runners-up) walked away with signed LFC jerseys.

“It was indeed an honour to have been able to organise the SC Cup 2023 after a lapse of four years and to see so many of our client teams engaging in the event. At Standard Chartered, we are committed to providing world-class experiences for our clients and partners. Our global brand partnership with Liverpool Football Club, one of the longest in the Premier League history, has provided us with this opportunity and we hope the winning team from Dialog has a memorable time on this unforgettable experience,” said Anuk De Silva, Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing of Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka.

Standard Chartered’s sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club as its main club sponsor began in 2010, and with the recent extension of the partnership, the Bank will appear on the front of the LFC shirt until the end of the 2026/27 season. With more than 770 million Liverpool FC followers across the world, Standard Chartered is proud to continue to be associated with them as the Club brings excitement and joy to many clients and communities across all our markets.

For further information, please contact:

Anuk De Silva

Head of Corporate Affairs, Brand & Marketing

Standard Chartered Sri Lanka

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