Stephen Ha, TECNO Mobile’s Managing Director, and Tom Glick, Chief Commercial Officer for City Football Group, moments after signing the partnership agreement between TECNO Mobile and Manchester City. (image: FTP Edelman)
Stephen Ha, TECNO Mobile’s Managing Director, and Tom Glick, Chief Commercial Officer for City Football Group, moments after signing the partnership agreement between TECNO Mobile and Manchester City. (image: FTP Edelman)

Chinese mobile phone manufacturers, TECNO Mobile, together with one of the biggest sporting clubs in the English Premier League, Manchester City, on Wednesday announced the launch of their new global multi-year partnership, which took place at the Manchester City Football Academy.

TECNO Mobile will work with the Club to grow their strategic marketing and advertising campaigns across the globe, including Africa where TECNO is served as the market’s leading mobile phone brand.

Tom Glick, Manchester City Football Group’s Chief Commercial Officer, in his statement said; “the Club was delighted to welcome TECNO Mobile to Manchester City’s growing repertoire of global partners.”

Stephen Ha, TECNO Mobile’s Managing Director, and Tom Glick, Chief Commercial Officer for City Football Group, moments after signing the partnership agreement between TECNO Mobile and Manchester City. (image: FTP Edelman)
Stephen Ha, TECNO Mobile’s Managing Director, and Tom Glick, Chief Commercial Officer for City Football Group, moments after signing the partnership agreement between TECNO Mobile and Manchester City. (image: FTP Edelman)

“TECNO global focus coupled with a commitment to each of its local markets reflects our ethos and we look forward to working with them to connect with Manchester City’s global fan base,” Tom said.

Image Credit: Man City
Image Credit: Man City

Stephen Ha, General Manager of TECNO Mobile adds saying; “we’re honoured to be partnering with such a successful and well known club as Manchester City, continuing our long association with sport at the highest level.”

source: Manchester City news

  • Behankey

    This partnership us going to push both the club and Tecno to the fore. It’s good business

    • Ademola Alaba Adelugba

      Good business, yeah. Maybe we will have a Manchester City branded Tecno phone soon. That will be lovely.

      • Olasubomi

        A branded phone?! The fans will love this!

  • Scarycuteface

    Partnerships are meant to grow business. Tecno definitely going places

    • Olasubomi

      Going places and taking the bull by the horn.

  • Olusegunade

    This is good news. Intensifying Tecno’s growth. Surely 2016 has been their year

    • Ademola Alaba Adelugba

      A great year indeed for Tecno. I am looking forward to them leveraging on this in the years ahead.

  • Ademola Alaba Adelugba

    This is no news again, all I am looking forward to is the partnership working in the year ahead cos I hear it’s a multi-year thing

  • Olasubomi

    They took us all unawares. This means it wont be business as usual. It’s time for a serious matter from Tecno.

  • Olasubomi

    The growth is already evident.