THAILAND - English Premier League champions Chelsea has stepped up their pre-season programming by appointing ProEvents as their pre-season tour organiser next summer 2011. This was announced by Ron Gourlay, Chief Executive of Chelsea, when he revealed details of the plan in Bangkok today.
ProEvents, the leading football marketing and management consultancy in Asia, has been handling pre-season tours for all major international football clubs and national teams in Asia for the past 18 years.
"Over the years we have built our reputation by providing first class tour marketing and management services to top clubs and national teams and we are delighted to work together with Chelsea once again," said Paul Kam, Chairman of ProEvents Group. "With offices in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore, we are able to deliver top quality one-stop services to any team in Asia including China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore and Thailand."
Chelsea will be travelling to Thailand to play a friendly with the Thailand All-Stars Team in July 2011. More announcements are to be made shortly.
Chelsea, the current EPL and FA Cup champions, will be aiming at winning all trophies this season. A comprehensive program will be drawn up to welcome Chelsea to Asia. Activities to promote the event, together with details of the matches relating to ticket pricing, venues and timing, will be announced in the near future.