Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

FC Business Twitter
FC business Linked in
FC Business facebook
FC Business Youtube

Soccerex’s Euro 2012 Fantasy League Champions Crowned

Tue 3rd Jul 2012 | Football Industry Events

After Spain’s comprehensive defence of their title brought the UEFA European Championships to a close, there was another spectacular finish with the Soccerex Euro 2012 Fantasy League coming to its climax.

The game, powered by Fantasy League Ltd, attracted over 1000 users from all over the world, allowing people from across the industry to test their skills against friends, colleagues and their international counterparts during the tournament. All participants are being contacted about the winners of the league prizes which included an iPad2 16GB, an England shirt signed by Rio Ferdinand, Gary Neville, Bryan Robson, John Barnes, Phil Thompson, Terry Venables, Mike Summerbee and Stuart Pearce, a Manchester United shirt signed by Rio Ferdinand, Gary Neville, Dimitar Berbatov, Bryan Robson and Denis Law and a Brazil shirt signed by Carlos Alberto Torres.

After 3 weeks of intense competition, inspired substitutions and last minute drama Soccerex is delighted to confirm that the winner of the main league was James Root from SEO specialists HP Group. James has won a VIP trip for two to the Soccerex Global Convention 2012 in Rio including flights, 5 star accommodation and VIP passes.  

After a successful response to the game, David Wright, Marketing Director of Soccerex, said: “We are delighted with the reaction we have received for the Fantasy League game and hope the game added extra excitement to the tournament for those who played.  I would like to offer my congratulations to all the prize winners and particularly James; I look forward to seeing you in Rio.”

James Root, HP Group commented: “I am over the moon to have won; the game was a huge amount of fun within the office and very easy to play. A few tactical substitutions seem to have won it for me and I am very excited to attend the Soccerex Global Convention in Rio to witness the world’s leading business football event.”

The Soccerex Global Convention is the World’s largest football business event, seeing the global leaders in the business of football come together to debate, network and do business. Lasting 5 days, including a 2 day Football Festival on Copacabana Beach, it is held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 24-28 November 2012. Visit www.soccerex.com/events/global for more information.

 Posted by: Aaron Gourley

http://www.buttonshut.com http://www.buttonshut.com http://www.buttonshut.com




If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us – agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk or ryan@fcbusiness.co.uk

Add to: Google Google | Yahoo Yahoo | Live Live | del.icio.us del.icio | Digg Digg |

Related Articles

Leaders Launches Week Of Events In London

Thu 6th Apr 2017 | Football Industry Events

Leaders, the largest premium conference and publishing business in sport which connects senior sports executives worldwide, has launched Leaders Week, a week-long series of thought leadership events...

Football Transfer Forum Launched

Wed 5th Apr 2017 | Football Industry Events

Football clubs and agents will gather at Middlesbrough FC's Riverside Stadium for the Football Transfer Forum later this month. The high quality networking event takes place prior to the summer 2017...

European Healthy Stadia Conference Programme Launched

Thu 30th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

Sports Leaders, Health Professionals and CSR Practitioners Gather at Emirates Stadium this April for European Healthy Stadia Conference 2017. The full programme of speakers has now been released for...

First Edition Of Technology & Academies Hailed A Success

Thu 30th Mar 2017 | Football Industry Events

#TecnologíayCantera17 completed its first edition with a record of attendance in an unbeatable environment at the WiZink Center in Madrid. With experts from clubs, leagues and innovation...