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MTN Customers to WIN World Cup Houses

Release date:2/19/2010
Kampala, Uganda: As the countdown to the World cup heats up, PROUD sponsors of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, MTN Uganda is set to give  a once in a lifetime opportunity to Ugandans  through a new promotion dubbed Goal of Goals!
MTN Uganda, in this latest FIFA 2010 World Cup offer, will give away one furnished house each week for 12 weeks to the lucky winners. Winning this time has been simplified as all one has to do is to spend a minimum of UGX 2,000 on any of the company’s products and services; the promotion starts on Monday 15th February.
In addition to the apartments, other mouthwatering prizes include Home Theatre Systems, Flat Screen TVs and Fridges, the items needed to have a great World cup House Party.
To enter the competition, MTN customers need only to have used a minimum of UGX 2,000 airtime in a week across the wide range of mobile products and services including voice calls, internet access and SMS.
MTN’s Chief Marketing Officer Isaac Nsereko said: “2010 is here and Football is coming home. In exactly 117 days, the World Cup and indeed the World will come to Africa for the first time. Thanks to the support of our customers, MTN is honored to be the First African Company to be an official sponsor of the biggest sporting event in the World.
The “Goal of Goals”campaign is therefore a fitting tribute to Africa’s first World Cup. In addition to hosting World cup parties, the Houses will also serve as priceless memoirs of this event”.
“The Goal of Goals campaign is so simple to play - customers just continue using MTN products and watch NTV and UBC to find out if they have won. The more one spends, the higher their chances of winning”, Isaac concluded
Winners will be announced live on NTV and UBC every Sunday at 7.30pm starting from Sunday 28th February 2010. 
The first phase of the MTN FIFA 2010 World Cup campaign, dubbed Fever 2010, saw 6 MTN Customers win all expenses paid for trips to watch the World Cup live in South Africa in June this year.
About the MTN GROUP
Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 21 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code: "MTN". As at 30 September 2009, MTN recorded 108,4 million subscribers across its operations in Afghanistan, Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Cyprus, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Republic, Iran, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo (Congo Brazzaville), Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Uganda, Yemen and Zambia. The MTN Group is a global sponsor of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ and has exclusive mobile content rights for Africa and the Middle East. Please visit www.mtn.com andwww.mtnfootball.com