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Bank Muscat and Visa to bring alive 2018 FIFA World Cup™ magic in Oman

​MUSCAT, 05 February 2018

Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, in association with Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, is all set to bring alive the magic of 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Oman.

Football enthusiasts in Oman will have the unique opportunity to experience the thrills and excitement of the crowning glory of world football as Bank Muscat, in association with Visa, is offering 15 all-expenses-paid packages to witness the FIFA World Cup™ semi-final matches and the finals, live in Russia from 14 June to 15 July.

The exclusive FIFA World Cup™ packages will be distributed among the bank's Private, asalah, al Jawhar and other customers with Visa credit cards. The eligibility conditions will be on card usage. Each winner will receive all-expenses paid 5 day/4 night package for 2 people to witness semi-final and final matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™. The package includes airline tickets, match ticket, hotel accommodation and sight-seeing in Russia.

 

Bank Muscat, in association with Visa, has lined up a series of campaigns and activities to build up and sustain the FIFA World Cup™ excitement in Oman. All Bank Muscat customers with Visa credit cards will receive one chance for the exclusive FIFA World Cup™ package on every RO 10 spend. The winners will be selected in a draw to be held on 10 June.

 

Amjad Al Lawati, AGM – Cards & eBanking, said: “Bank Muscat, in association with Visa, is happy to bring alive the FIFA World Cup™ magic in Oman. The passion for football, which serves as a unifying factor in bringing the world together is indeed an occasion for celebration. Bank Muscat is proud to lead by example, not only in the field of banking and finance, but in all arenas, including sports. The bank is proud to elevate the experience associated with the real action of FIFA World Cup™ in Russia. We fully believe the passion for football, which runs in the blood of Omanis, could not have been rewarded better. This is indeed a very special opportunity for football enthusiasts in Oman and we believe they will fully enjoy the experience. We thank FIFA and Visa for their valuable efforts and contributions in facilitating this unique opportunity in Oman."

 

The bank's FIFA World Cup™ campaign rationale is centred on a theme highlighting Oman as a nation with a high passion for football and the 2018 FIFA World CupTM  offering as a unique opportunity for citizens and residents in Oman to express their passion for football.

 

Over the years, Bank Muscat has been closely associated with the FIFA World Cup™ in cooperation with FIFA Partner Visa. In 2010 and 2014, the bank facilitated exclusive opportunities for customers to witness the FIFA World Cup™ action in Cape Town, South Africa and Brazil, thanks to Visa. The campaigns evoked phenomenal response as Bank Muscat cardholders vied for the largest number of all-expenses-paid FIFA World Cup™ packages from the Sultanate.