10 Malaysians to Experience Probably the Best Football Experience Ever

Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA, 24 June 2016 – They got themselves some ice-cold Carlsberg and now they’re on their way to France to experience probably the best Carlsberg has to offer at the UEFA EURO 2016™.

‘Play on Pitch’ winners - Raymond Chew Fook Yuen, Gan Tze Keong, Rathakrishnan, Tan Boon Foi and Dr. Ling Shih Gang and their respective mate will get to watch the semi-finals live in Lyon, France and experience what it’s like to be a football star and play on pitch at Stade de Lyon, the official stadium of the UEFA EURO 2016™ Semi-final. They will be amongst the only 100 winners from around the world who will get this once in a lifetime chance to experience football like never before.

Apart from getting the best seats and views during the tournament, the 5 winners, together with their favourite mate, will receive personalized soccer kits, be given access to locker rooms and 5-star hospitality at the Stadium. The highlight of the experience is the chance to play, interact and probably score some goals together with some great legends from the past UEFA EURO tournaments on the pitch of Stade de Lyon – the exact field where the Semi-final is held.

“We’re very excited to give these winners the best football experience possible. Carlsberg, being the official beer of the tournament, has always been about doing it better for the fans – what other way to attest this promise than give them a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience and play their favourite sport in probably the best way possible – alongside their favourite football heroes,” said Henrik Juel Andersen, Carlsberg Malaysia Managing Director.

Raymond Chew, 49, one of the five pairs of winners from the Play on Pitch contest said, “I am feeling really excited now. I never thought that I will win the contest. Being able to watch the UEFA EURO Semi-final live in France is like a dream come true! Meeting the football legends is what I am most excited about - I really hope I can meet Zinedine Zidane! Carlsberg has never let its fans down and I have always been a big Carlsberg fan.”

On the other hand, Gan Tze Keong, 33, insurance broker expressed, “Being selected as one of the winners of the Play on Pitch contest really took me by surprise. I’m so excited to be watching the UEFA EURO Semi-final live in France. Moreover, I will be able to Play on Pitch with the football legends. I will be travelling with my wife who is the one who encouraged me to take part in this contest. Being able to travel to France and witness the UEFA EURO match live with my wife is a dream come true. Thank you Carlsberg for making this happen!”

For more information on Carlsberg’s partnership with UEFA for the UEFA EURO 2016™ Semi-final, please visit or Carlsberg’s Facebook page.


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