2014 Fifa World Cup package winners in Oman

Muscat: The countdown for the first draw to pick the 2014 Fifa World Cup package winners in Oman has begun as Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in Oman, in association with Visa, is all set to announce the first batch of 21 winners to experience the thrills and excitement of the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.

In all, 66 all-expenses-paid packages are on offer to witness the 2014 Fifa World Cup matches, including the finals, in Brazil.

In the first draw, the bank's al Mazyona customers will win nine packages, credit cardholders four packages, debit card holders four packages, asalah Priority Banking customers three packages and mobile banking customers one package.

The exciting promotion started on February 1 and runs till May 31, during which three draws will be held to select the 2014 Fifa World Cup package winners.

Tariq Atiq, AGM – Cards & eBanking, said: "Bank Muscat is proud to facilitate an unforgettable 2014 Fifa World Cup experience for valued customers. This is indeed a very special opportunity for football enthusiasts in Oman and we believe they will fully enjoy the experience.

"We encourage all bank customers to increase their winning chances through transactions linked to cards, al Mazyona savings scheme, mobile banking and asalah Priority Banking.

"The all-expenses-paid 2014 Fifa World Cup packages include airline tickets, match ticket, four-day and three-night hotel accommodation and sight-seeing in Brazil."

Meanwhile, the 'Spot the Ball' social media contest launched by the bank as part of the 2014 Fifa World Cup promotion successfully concluded with 20 winners receiving attractive prizes.

Bank Muscat, in association with Visa, has been granted an exclusive positioning among 20 global banks chosen as official Retail Bank of 2014 Fifa World Cup. Bank Muscat is the only financial institution in Oman to receive this unique privilege.

Bank Muscat has lined up a series of campaigns and activities to build up and sustain the 2014 Fifa World Cup excitement in Oman. The retail banking products of the bank are linked to the 4-month campaign, thereby widening the bank's touch points to the 2014 Fifa World Cup excitement.

Branded merchandise and memorabilia, including 2014 Fifa World Cup keychains, football, pens, mascot and trophy are given away during promotional activities in malls and hypermarkets. The bank has also launched an exciting competition on social media as part of the 2014 Fifa World Cup promotion.

The 2014 Fifa World Cup marketing promotional campaign by the bank is built up on the powerful articulation of the theme - 'Bringing You the Colours of the World'.

The campaign rationale is centred on Oman as a colourful nation with a high passion for football and the 2014 Fifa World Cup offering a unique opportunity for citizens and residents in Oman to express their passion for football through their support of the colours of the 32 playing nations.