"Road to Anfield" . First time in Sri Lanka
For the very first time in Sri Lanka football enthusiasts were afforded the LFC experience by way of an international 5-a-side football tournament known as the Standard Chartered Trophy - "The Road to Anfield", leveraging on its sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club. Teams played in a qualification tournament in each participating market with the regional winners travelling to Anfield to play on the hallowed turf! Road to Anfield, now in its fourth season, saw the participation of a total of 19 markets from across Standard Chartered's footprint participating in the regional qualifying tournaments: Botswana, Brunei, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Gambia, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia & Zimbabwe. A total of 10 winning teams represented their country at the Standard Chartered Trophy Finals, played at Liverpool FC's home ground, Anfield on 8th May 2015. South Korea emerged the winners in this year’s tournament.
This is the very first time Sri Lankan football enthusiasts are afforded the LFC experience by way of Standard Chartered Trophy - "The Road to Anfield". The experience leverages on the bank's sponsorship of Liverpool Football Club to afford an indelible and memorable experience to soccer enthusiasts and clients within its global footprint.