Thursday, 8 May 2014
@mcfc TITLE DECIDING FOOTBALL EVENT FOR MANCHESTER CITY FANS IN UAE
Manchester City FC today announced fans in the UAE will be able to watch the title deciding game against West Ham this Sunday at a free family event.
The outdoor screening at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi is being staged to celebrate City going for their second English Premier League championship in three seasons.
In addition to refreshments being served throughout the evening games and competitions are being organised by the club.
The event, to be held on the football pitch next to the tennis stadium, starts at 5.30pm UAE time with kick-off at 6pm.
Patrick Vieira, who has won league titles in England and Italy and is now a youth boss at City, said: "I have been to Abu Dhabi with the club on several occasions and they are absolutely superb fans.
"The passion and the knowledge is really there and the support is growing all the time. The chats I had with fans were really interesting with many nationalities involved."
Two seasons ago hundreds of Manchester City fans gathered at Zayed Sports City to watch what turned out to be the most dramatic conclusion to a season English Premier League history with the team winning the title thanks to a last minute goal from Sergio Aguero.
For more info contact: Skyblue@mcfc.co.uk