MUMBAI: To celebrate Manchester City’s record-breaking 2018/19 season, the Premier League winners are taking the men’s and women’s trophies on a global Trophy Tour, presented by Etihad Airways... next stop, India!
The club announced that to mark the last stop of the Trophy Tour supported locally by Rexona and TECNO Mobile, there would be stopovers in Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata to give fans across India the chance to see the trophies.
From 12pm on Sunday, 17 November, the club will be hosting a free football festival at the Shopping mall VR Chennai (Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Anna Nagar), with a day of fun activities for all the family.
Football fans will be able to have their photo taken with the club's six trophies, create their own player walkout video, and learn from the Manchester City coaches on hand to offer coaching clinics and skills sessions.
On Wednesday, 20 November, the trophies will be displayed at the Puma flagship store located in Durga Chambers Linking Road from 6pm, with the special appearance of club legend Micah Richards at 8pm for a Q&A
As part of the club's global community work, it will soon be launching this year’s "Cityzens Giving" campaign with a new project in Mumbai.
To celebrate the start of the campaign, where City fans decide how £400,000 of charitable funding to youth-led community football projects around the world is to be distributed, the six trophies will be taken into one of the local communities in Mumbai which will benefit from the project over the next three years.
The first official City Live! match screening event will be held in Kolkata on Saturday, 23 November for the club's Premier League match against Chelsea.
In celebration of Diwali and the final Trophy Tour stop in India, one Indian "Cityzen" will be given a chance to win a trip to Manchester for the home game versus Leicester.