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VietnaVietinBank, Chelsea FC to issue debit cards for local fansm Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and Chelsea Football Club agreed in Hanoi on November 15 to issue co-branded debit cards for local fans.

With such new cards, millions of loyal Chelsea fans in Vietnam will be able to enjoy privileges from both VietinBank and Chelsea, including the chance to participate in club events and receive gifts signed by first-team players.

The deal has provided an opportunity for VietinBank to capitalise on widespread Chelsea support in the country, with customers using the cards to show their support for the Blues.

Adrian New, Managing Director of Chelsea FC Asia said ”We are delighted to announce our first partnership with a Vietnamese company, enabling many millions of fans in Viet Nam to further engage with the club. This is another example of our commitment to Asia and to our Asian fans.”

The agreement is the latest move in VietinBank’s continuous efforts to diversify their products and services by working with both domestic and international partners.

Pham Huy Thong, VietinBank Deputy General Director, said: ”This partnership once again confirms the strong financial power of VietinBank in all fields, offering a variety of the most modern and safe banking products and services. We are committed to working alongside Chelsea FC to provide our customers with distinguished benefits, positively setting us apart from other banks.”

As scheduled, the new cards will be issued at the end of December this year, Thong added.


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