English premier league side and 19 times league champions, Manchester United announced on their website on January 26, 2012 that they will be touring Ghana amongst other countries to showcase their record 19th English league title won last May.
The affair is dubbed “Champ19ns” Trophy Tour. In 2011, United and its official partner DHL took the trophy around Latin America and parts of Asia, where tens of thousands of fans came out to greet the champions.
In February Ghana is among the list of countries announced for the trophy world tour. Complete touring destination is as follow : India, Thailand, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, China, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Indonesia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Singapore, Germany, Norway, Denmark and the Netherlands.
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The 19th league title was a special moment for everyone in the Manchester United family and the DHL Champ19ns Trophy Tour is our way of being able to share that historic achievement with our 333 million fans – United’s Commercial Director Richard Arnold.
Watch The Official Champ19ns Trophy Promo :