UAE’s top bank to sponsor Barcelona in 3-yr deal

BARCELONA: FC Barcelona continues to find sponsors from across the globe, announcing the National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (RAKBANK) as one of its regional sponsors.

The deal will make RAKBANK the official bank of the club in the United Arab Emirates for a minimum of three years, with the option of an additional two years to be decided later.

RAKBANK will also be introducing new products which will have Barcelona’s branding on it, including MasterCard Platinum debit and credit cards. Should the bank’s customers happen to be Barcelona fans, they stand a great opportunity to access the club’s products and watch their favourite players in outstanding matchday experiences in Barcelona, amongst other benefits.

RAKBANK CEO, Peter England commented on the partnership.

“We are very pleased with the strategic alliance between RAKBANK and FC Barcelona. The spirit of football is timeless and we aim to deliver unique value propositions through the RAKBANK co-branded Credit, Debit Cards, and other banking products. This also includes the BarçaRewards benefits, which will directly benefit those Barça fans who are here in the United Arab Emirates and aims to offer exciting football benefits and privileges.”