Standard Chartered is organising a futsal event with the winning team representing Thailand in a tournament at English club Liverpool's Anfield, the bank said yesterday.
Standard Chartered Bank (Thai) chief Lyn Kok, centre, at yesterday’s press conference.
The Thai winners will go to England to face the champions from 11 other countries including England and South Korea in a five-a-side tournament, said Lyn Kok, president and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank (Thai).
They will also watch Liverpool play Queens Park Rangers on the final day of the Premier League season, while the runners-up in the Bangkok leg will receive 150,000 baht in prize money, Kok said.
The bank is also organising an event at CentralWorld shopping centre, featuring former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler, to promote the competition from Feb 16-17.
The Bangkok tournament beings in March and applications for seven-member teams or individuals are being accepted until Feb 28.
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