Tuesday 14th March: Today, Digicel is pleased to announce their continued support and partnership with WBO World Heavyweight Champion Lupesoliai Joseph Parker.
Official sponsors of the talented young Samoan since June 2016, Digicel is proud to be in Team Parker’s corner as he prepares for his next big fight in New Zealand on Saturday 6th May 2017.
With the upcoming title defense bout against Hughie Fury, Digicel is also excited to remind customers that one lucky winner will win 2 VIP tickets and an all-expenses paid trip to sit ringside and watch Parker’s first title defense fight up close and personal in Auckland, New Zealand.
To enter, Digicel pre-paid customers need only purchase any data bundle to go in the draw. The decision to send 2 lucky winners on this unforgettable experience follows the success of Digicel’s campaign last year where Iloauila Aumua travelled with her mother to Auckland to watch Parker’s historic bout against Andy Ruiz. Not your typical boxing fans, the fight was still a memorable experience for the two ladies who couldn’t believe their luck when Digicel called with the good news.
Digicel Samoa CEO, Milos Surla, said “it’s our hope that we can provide the same unforgettable experience for more of our loyal customers. We understand that Joseph is close to peoples’ hearts, whether they admire him for his sporting prowess or for his humble demeanor. We know that a number of our customers will appreciate the chance to cheer on a son of Samoa who has helped inspire young kids to dream big and aspire to be the best in whatever they do”.
Since its entrance into the market, Digicel Samoa has supported a number of sporting individuals and teams, company’s overall strategy to help develop sporting talent across the region. Digicel and Plantation Boxing hope to revive the sport of boxing in Samoa and look to athletes such as Parker who can help spark that interest again. With a busy year ahead, the team at Digicel, TV3 and Plantation Boxing wish Parker the very best for 2017 both in and outside of the ring and look forward to another triumphant return for Joseph to his homeland later in the year.
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