Shield South Africa announced a partnership with English Premier League Champions Chelsea Football Club on Monday to celebrate and inspire South Africans who are making moves, both on and off the field.

Chelsea and the deodorant brand will offer one South African a chance to go to England and spend a day training with Chelsea F.C. coaches at the team’s training ground. The lucky South African would mingle with the Chelsea coaches and watch the team training at the Cobham Training Centre.

The move is aimed at inspiring South Africans to work hard to achieve success. Gareth Marshall, senior brand manager of Shield South Africa said they are happy with the partnership.

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Chelsea Football Club. Soccer is the most loved sport in South Africa and is a key passion point for our consumers.” said Marshall.

Ian Woodroffe, international development manager of the Chelsea Foundation said the partnership will take the ambitious South African to another level of understanding football.

“This partnership with Shield will provide an amazing opportunity for aspiring footballers in South Africa. We know the country holds many players with a huge passion for football and this competition gives them the chance to demonstrate their passion and ability. The Chelsea Foundation works hard to improve the lives of young people all over the world and we look forward to extending our work in South Africa,” said Woodroffe.

The competition to go to England was launched Monday. One has to buy the Shield deodorant and send the bar code to stand a chance to win. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh