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NIKON IS PROUD TO BE OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF THE CASTLEWOOD GROUP BATTLE OF THE REDS 2015

SINGAPORE, 14 September 2015 – Nikon Singapore Pte Ltd today announced it will officially sponsor the upcoming ‘The Castlewood Group Battle of the Reds 2015’. Masters Football Asia (MFA) and Castlewood Group will be bringing the rivalry of the Liverpool Masters and Manchester United Masters to Singapore which will take place on Saturday, 14th November at the National Stadium.

The Castlewood Group Battle of the Reds 2015 will be an action-packed 80-minute, 11-a-side full field match played out with the National Stadium specially configured for this hotly anticipated pop-up derby. New addition Luis Garcia joins the line-up alongside members of last year’s victorious Liverpool Masters returning to Singapore. Garcia featured in the UEFA Champions League winning team of 2005 and was instrumental in the club’s victory in the UEFA Super Cup in the same year. Confirming their participation for the Manchester United Masters are three players from the Manchester United double winning team of 1995-96; Andy Cole, Paul Parker and Lee Sharpe. (Please see confirmed list of players at the end of the release)

“We are delighted to sponsor this match between the traditional rivals; Liverpool and Manchester United. With our heritage and track record in digital imaging, Nikon is pleased to be able to provide photographers with this exclusive opportunity to capture this significant match” said Mr Sunny Ng, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager, Nikon Singapore.

Members of Nikon Club Singapore will stand a chance to join the official photographer on the pitch side at the match. Registration for this exclusive VIP access will begin in October.

In addition, fans of the Nikon Singapore Facebook Page will also stand a chance to win tickets to watch the match by taking part in Nikon Captures thematic photo contest in September and October.

For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.mastersfootball.com, and SportsHubTix (http://www.sportshub.com.sg/sportshubtix/Pages/The-Castlewood-Group-Battle-of-The-Reds.aspx)  



Confirmed players (as of 27 July 2015)

Liverpool Masters:
Jerzy Dudek, Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman, Luis Garcia, Dietmar Hamann, Patrik Berger, Vladimir Smicer, Phil Babb, Bjorn Kvarme

Manchester United Masters:
Paul Parker, Lee Sharpe, Andy Cole, Ronny Johnsen, Karel Poborsky, Louis Saha, Quinton Fortune, Keith Gillespie, Lee Martin