TROPHY TOUR

United legends Dwight Yorke and Gordon McQueen will fly into Jakarta to accompany the Barclays Premier League trophy on its visit to Indonesia between 28 and 30 March.

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20/03/2012 16:34
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Trophy heads to Indonesia

Nineteen-times English league champions Manchester United have teamed with one of its principal partners, DHL, to take the DHL Champ19ns Trophy Tour to Indonesia.

United legends Dwight Yorke and Gordon McQueen will fly into Jakarta to accompany the Premier League Trophy as DHL delivers the latest leg of the tour between Wednesday 28 and Friday 30 March.

With more than 27.5million dedicated fans in Indonesia, this is a unique opportunity for supporters to engage with the club as it visits Jakarta. Fans will have the opportunity to have their picture taken with the coveted trophy and club legends during various events, including fan parties and in-store activities.

As the club's official logistics partner, DHL plays a key role when it comes to delivering success for Manchester United. The DHL Champ19ns Trophy Tour is being delivered to 27 destinations around the world, including parts of Latin America, India, Turkey, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Africa and Norway. The trophy will travel almost 48,000 miles giving fans the opportunity to celebrate the club’s prestigious 19 league titles.

Manchester United commercial director Richard Arnold said: “The 19th 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 around the globe. The passion and fervour of United fans is famous around the world, and Indonesia is no different."

Senior vice president for DHL Express in Southeast Asia, Yasmin Aladad, added: “With Indonesia as one of the five South East Asian stops on Manchester United's DHL Champ19ns Trophy Tour, we are thrilled at the chance to bring the trophy and Manchester United legends to our customers, employees and the football-loving Indonesian nation. With such a huge fan base, Manchester United is one of the most well-known international clubs here in Indonesia. The arrival of the DHL Champ19ns Trophy Tour and Manchester United's legends Dwight Yorke and Gordon McQueen is sure to create a wave of excitement throughout the country.”

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