Carlsberg Trade Partners off to France for Euro Championship

Kathmandu, June 20

Three days after two consumers watched the 2016 European Championship match between Italy and Sweden at the Stadium Municipal in Toulouse, Gorkha Brewery today bade farewell to eight Trade Partners, who will also have UEFA club hospitality in France.

Trade Partners — Prem Kumari Adhikari Basnet, Binod Lamichhane, Sudan Thapa Magar, Roshan Prasad Gupta, Ram Bahadur Thapa Chhetri, Rishi Raja Manandhar, Binju Shrestha and Suresh Manandhar — earned the tickets through a lucky draw following Carlsberg’s Live it LIVE campaign. They are scheduled to watch the match between Iceland and Austria at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis on Wednesday.

One of the winners, Prem Kumari Adhikari Basnet said the opportunity was awesome. “I am feeling out of the world to get this first-of-its-kind opportunity. I am thankful to the Carlsberg team. I cannot wait to Live It LIVE!” she said. Another lucky winner, Binod Lamichhane said: “I am ever thankful to the Gorkha Brewery for giving us this unique chance to win this trip. I am a football enthusiast and getting an opportunity to watch the UEFA Euro match in France is a dream comes true for me.”

Managing Director of Gorkha Brewery Arun Adhikary congratulated the winners for getting the exclusive opportunity provided of watching the Euro match. “It is a truly a unique chance for Carlsberg and we are thrilled to share this golden opportunity with you all,” said Adhikary at the farewell programme. “Carlsberg has once again raised the bar to provide this exclusive experience to the football fans of Nepal to win this VIP hospitality package to watch the UEFA Euro 2016 match in France. This is an exclusive opportunity provided to a very few.”

Last Friday, Naba Raj Kadel and Om Karesh Nakarmi — watched the match between Italy and Sweden on Friday. Italy won the match 1-0 and the Nepali fans also got the chance to present the Carlsberg Man-of-the-Match award to Italy’s Eder after enjoying the UEFA club hospitality. Kadel, who was the winner among the Carlsberg consumers, took his friend Nakarmi in the all-expense paid trip to France.