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Fifa World Cup sales agent appointed in Angola

26 February 2013 | Posted in Agencies, Licensing, Soccer, Africa | By Ian McPherson

Angolan events and marketing company LS Sports has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent in Angola for the sale of the official hospitality programme of the 2014 Fifa World Cup and Confederations Cup 2013.  

The appointment was made by Match Hospitality AG, the worldwide exclusive rights holder of the Fifa hospitality programme. The agreement with LS Sports, a subsidiary of Grupo Link Services (GLS) Holding, will be formally presented at a ceremony on 5th March in Angola’s capital city Luanda.  

Jaime Byrom, executive chairman of Match Hospitality, said: “Angola represents an important territory within our strategic sales operations in Africa for the Fifa hospitality programme. It therefore gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of LS Sports as exclusive sales agent. We are convinced that LS Sports is ideally positioned to market our exciting range of hospitality packages in this country.”

Yuri Simão, general manager of LS Sports, added: “LS Sports is honoured and thrilled to act as the exclusive sales agent for the 2014 Fifa World Cup hospitality programme in Angola. Thanks to this unprecedented agreement our company will bring Angola close to the most coveted football competition in the world, offering fans a unique opportunity to purchase ticket-inclusive hospitality packages to the 2014 Fifa World Cup and the Fifa Confederations Cup 2013.”

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