Zong patronizes Pakistan’s favorite sport, cricket, by sponsoring the upcoming Pakistan vs South Africa cricket series being held from 14thOctober, 2013 to 15th November, 2013 in UAE.
In the Pakistan vs South Africa series, South Africa will re-enter the test cricket arena after 8 months absence where Pakistan and South Africa will battle it out against each other in 2 test matches, 5 ODIs and 2 T20 matches.
“Zong is immensely pleased and excited about sponsoring one of the most exhilarating cricket series of this season – the Pakistan vs South Africa series in UAE”, said Farooq Niaz, head of public relations and CSR, Zong. “We have proudly become a regular patron of cricket and hope to see great sportsman spirit in this upcoming series. We wish both the teams all the best and look forward to a very entertaining series. Pakistan is a cricket loving nation and it’s a sport they literally live, eat, sleep. Zong keeping its legacy to promote sports in Pakistan has sponsored this series as part of our commitment to promote this great game.”
Over time, the Zong brand has established a strong association with sports. Zong has previously taken many initiatives to support sports activities in Pakistan, the most notable one being their collaboration with Manchester United Football club. The company has been involved in supporting various cricket series, polo and golf tournaments like Pakistan vs Zimbabwe series, Shandur Polo Festival and Chief of Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship.
Other brands sponsoring the Pakistan vs South Africa Cricket Series 2013 include Haier, NIB Bank, Audionic and Cool & Cool.