27.08 2020 19:28h

MANNY JOINS OPPO GAMING CHALLENGE FOR THE CLOSING WEEKEND OF DUBAI SUMMER SURPRISES AT MALL OF THE EMIRATES

OPPO Gaming Challenge brought to you by Dubai Summer Surprises closing weekend will be held from August 27th – 29th
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It’s your last chance to compete in the OPPO Gaming Challenge this weekend! Showcase your console gaming skill in a FIFA 20 competition and your physical football technique in a one-on-one battle for the chance to win an OPPO Find X2 Pro phone and play FIFA 20 in a virtual gameplay session against UK-based YouTuber Manny (@manny) on 29th August.

With almost two million subscribers on his YouTube channel and regularly featuring alongside his brother Tobjizzle and the rest of the Sidemen in various football challenge videos, Manny also founded his own football team (Under The Radar FC), scored a second chart topping hit and streams to a huge audience all over the world on Twitch on a nightly basis. The final will be streamed live on Manny’s Twitch Channel https://www.twitch.tv/ofmanny on 29th August between 6-9PM GST.

The OPPO Gaming Challenge brought to you by Dubai Summer Surprises has welcomed hundreds of gamers to Mall of the Emirates with guest appearance from the likes of Ahmed Al-Nasheet (@dvlzgame) and Osama Marwah (@ossymarwah). FIFA 20 expert Amr Nassouhy (@nsoo7y) will be making a guest appearance tonight (27th August) from 7-9 PM with 11-year old football sensation Hussain Yousuf Anwar (@h.messi.10) showcasing football flair on Friday 28th from 7-9 PM.

Speaking on the sidelines of the event, Ahmed Al Nasheet, Dubai-based lifestyle and gaming content creator said, “It has been an honor to be part of this incredible, one-of-a-kind Gaming Challenge extravaganza which brought us gamers together to really push the boundaries and showcase our skills. The event has surpassed my expectations and truly shows OPPO’s commitment to the region’s growing gaming community. We look forward to seeing you all online to catch the final showdown!”

Players in the OPPO Gaming Challenge also have the chance to win one of four OPPO mobile phones plus 10,000 MAF Share points.

Cherry Fu, Marketing Director of OPPO in the GCC said, “It has been phenomenal to see the response from across the UAE to this unique gaming challenge.  Our goal was to engage the gaming community in a way that truly enabled them to push boundaries, and we have been blown away by the talent we have seen on display.  We’re looking forward to the live final when the UAE’s FIFA champion will be crowned!”

Visit @oppoarabia to learn more.

The 23rd edition of Dubai Summer Surprises (9 July - 29 August 2020) is part of Dubai’s annual Retail Calendar that features major retail-based festivals, mega sales and exclusive retail experiences and attractions.

Dubai Summer Surprises 2020 is supported by key sponsor RAKBANK and MasterCard and strategic partners which include Emaar (The Dubai Mall), Majid Al Futtaim (Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif, City Centre Deira), Al Futtaim Group (Dubai Festival City Mall), Nakheel Malls (Ibn Battuta Mall, The Pointe, Nakheel Mall, Dragon Mart 2), Al Zarooni Group (Mercato Shopping Mall), Meraas (City Walk, Boxpark, The Beach, The Outlet Village, Al Seef, La Mer), Emirates Airline, Dubai Duty Free, AW Rostamani Group, Enoc, National Food Products Company and Etisalat.

To see the full calendar of events, please visit www.dubaisummersurprises.com and @DSSsocial on social media.

تعد الدورة الثالثة والعشرين من مفاجآت صيف دبي (9 يوليو وحتى 29 أغسطس 2020)، جزءاً من    جدول الفعاليات السنوية لقطاع التجزئة في دبي، والتي تضم مهرجانات رئيسية وعروضاً ترويجية وتجارب حصرية.
ويدعم مفاجآت صيف دبي 2020 الراعي الرئيسي بنك رأس الخيمة الوطني وماستركارد، وتشمل قائمة الشركاء الاستراتيجيين إعمار (دبي مول)، وماجد الفطيم (مول الإمارات وسيتي سنتر مردف وسيتي سنتر ديرة)، ومجموعة الفطيم (دبي فستيفال سيتي مول)، ونخيل مولز (ابن بطوطة مول، وذي بوينت، ونخيل مول وسوق التنين 2)، ومجموعة الزرعوني (ميركاتو مول)، ومراس (سيتي ووك وبوكس بارك وذا بيتش وذا أوتلت فيليدج والسيف ولا مير)، وطيران الإمارات، والسوق الحرة دبي، ومجموعة عبد الواحد الرستماني، واينوك، والشركة الوطنية للمواد الغذائية، واتصالات.
للاطلاع على قائمة الفعاليات الكاملة، يرجى زيارة الموقع الإلكتروني www.dubaisummersurprises.com أو من خلال منصات التواصل الاجتماعي @DSSsocial.

About Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism)
With the ultimate vision of positioning Dubai as the world’s leading tourism destination and commercial hub, Dubai Tourism’s mission is to increase the awareness of Dubai among global audiences and to attract tourists and inward investment into the emirate. Dubai Tourism is the principal authority for the planning, supervision, development and marketing of Dubai’s tourism sector. It markets and promotes the Emirate’s commerce sector and is responsible for the licensing and classification of all tourism services, including hotels, tour operators and travel agents. Brands and departments within the Dubai Tourism portfolio include Dubai Business Events, Dubai Calendar, and Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment.

About Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, is responsible for developing Dubai’s retail and festival sectors and supporting the positioning of Dubai as a world-class tourism destination with year-round family entertainment, shopping and events.

About ITP Gaming
ITP Gaming provides management of large-scale gaming consumer and B2B events and launches across the MENA region. From working with our network of global game publishers, hardware providers and influencers the consumer division executes creatively engaging campaigns to deliver the biggest title launches and tournaments to the Middle East. ITP Gaming is the only agency in the region that includes B2B and consumer facing divisions under one umbrella. Digital Games Conference, the B2B division, organises multiple events throughout the year bringing in experts from the gaming industry from around the world.

About OPPO MEA
In 2015, OPPO entered the Egyptian market. In 2016, OPPO set up its Middle East & Africa Sales Center in Cairo. The markets OPPO has entered in the Middle East and Africa include: Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Kenya, Nigeria, and the Levant.

OPPO set up its factory in Algeria in 2017, which made OPPO the first Chinese brand setting up factory in North Africa. Based on the insights of local consumers in each country, OPPO MEA has started the progress of localization. And the localization includes all the perspectives towards each market – product localization, to further meet the core needs of users; marketing localization, to better communicate with local young customers; and team localization, to know our local consumers further and provide better service to the consumers.


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Dubai Tourism
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