EMIRATES FA CUP TOURS THE CARIBBEAN
Written by IrieJam Radio on January 18, 2017
The English FA Cup is touring the Caribbean region.
Current Emirates FA Cup holders Manchester United has partnered with Flow Caribbean to bring the trophy to regional football fans this month.
During its Caribbean tour, fans will be able to take photos and participate in activities to win prizes from Flow and Manchester United.
On Monday (January 16) the trophy arrived in Trinidad, where it was displayed at the Flow Sports Headquarters. The following day it was showcased at Movietowne in Port of Spain where hundreds of fans lined up to take pictures with the world famous trophy.
Today it heads to Barbados for one day, before reaching Jamaica tomorrow (Thursday Jan 19) where it will remain for 3 days. Its final stop will be the Cayman Islands, Saturday Jan 21 – Tuesday the 24th.
Manchester United Ambassador Dwight Yorke of Tobago, will join Flow as a special guest on the final leg of the tour. Yorke will be on hand to announce another Flow/Manchester United partnership, a skills-development initiative for young footballers.
Of the tour, president of Flow, Garfield Sinclair, said “We are the Home of Sports in the Caribbean and our relationship with Manchester United enables us to give our football fans this amazing opportunity to get up close to the FA Cup, which for some, is a once in a lifetime event.”