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Fri, 28 Mar 2008

KITO-Chelsea Challenge Game Will Be Kicked Off on 23rd July in Guangzhou

CHINA - The KITO-Chelsea Challenge Game - Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Football Club vs Chelsea Football Club, will kick off at 20:00 on July 23, 2008 in the Guangdong Olympic Stadium. The match will be hosted by the Guangzhou Municipal Sports Bureau, organized by Guangzhou Football Association and co-organized by Guangzhou Kaki Sports Development Co Ltd.

Details of the event were released to the media during a press conference last Friday at Chateau Star River Hotel where Chelsea Football Club CEO, Peter Kenyon, was present.

KITO-Chelsea Challenge Game will be the first visit to China by Chelsea. The club will arrive in Guangzhou on July 21 to start the first leg of their Asia tour which also includes Malaysia. As this pre-season tour is an integral part of preparing the team for the 2008/2009 season which begins in August, all member of the first team including Michael Ballack, Lampard, Shevchenko, Ashley Cole etc will travel to Asia. At the halfway stage of China Supreme League come July, the home team Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Football Club will pose a strong challenge to the visiting Chelsea.

ProEvents Management, the leading football marketing and management consultancy in Asia, has been appointed as the sole and exclusive tour promoter for the Samsung Chelsea Asia Tour 2008.

Four category of ticket will be available for the match; VIP class (RMB 1500), first class (RMB 900), second class (RMB 600) and third class (RMB 300). Public sales details will be announced in due course.

For further information, please contact:

Ms Vicky Ho
Project Manager
ProEvents Management Ltd.
Tel: +852 2314 2112

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