VBET Joins Forces with Game4Ukraine Charity Match Featuring Football Legends Shevchenko and ZinchenkoPublished July 31, 2023 by OCR Editor
VBET proudly supports the charity match Game4Ukraine, featuring iconic footballers Andriy Shevchenko and Oleksandr Zinchenko. The event aims to raise funds to restore a damaged educational institution in Ukraine.
VBET, the renowned betting and gaming platform, has announced its partnership with the highly anticipated charity match Game4Ukraine. The match will feature prominent football legends Andriy Shevchenko and Oleksandr Zinchenko as captains of the two competing teams. Scheduled for August 5th, the event will take place at the prestigious Stamford Bridge Stadium in London.
The charity match, Game4Ukraine, is part of an initiative supported by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. Organized by Legends Soccer Group, this four-hour international legends match will include live music performances, all broadcast globally for fundraising purposes. The event's primary objective is to drive donations to restore the Mykhailo-Kotsiubynsky Lyceum in the Chernihiv region. The educational institution suffered damage during the Russian occupation in March 2022.
VBET's association with Game4Ukraine goes beyond just being a partner. The company's branding will appear on the players' shorts and also at Stamford Bridge Stadium. VBET in collaboration with UNITED24 and Game4Ukraine, will actively promote the charity match in Ukraine and other European countries where VBET operates, including the United Kingdom.
Artem Ivanytsky, CMO of VBET Ukraine, expressed the brand's commitment to social responsibility, saying,
We understand the value of responsibility towards the country, society, and players, and that's why VBET could not stay indifferent to this event. We proudly support Andriy Shevchenko and Oleksandr Zinchenko in their endeavors. The global brand VBET will not only be a partner of this symbolic football match. VBET Ukraine will actively participate in additional activations to increase the donation amount.
Yaroslava Hres, the coordinator of the fundraising platform UNITED24, also emphasized the significance of VBET's involvement, stating,
The match at Stamford Bridge on August 5th will be the biggest charitable event for UNITED24 not only internationally but also overall for the platform. We have a very important mission ahead of us - to raise enough funds to bring back 415 children to their classrooms at the beloved Mykhailo-Kotsiubynsky Lyceum. We thank VBET Ukraine for deciding to share this great responsibility with us and becoming the first Ukrainian partner of the match.
Football and music enthusiasts have another reason to rejoice: the charity event will feature an impressive lineup of music stars performing live. The event will be broadcasted on Sky in the UK and around the globe.
Football legend Andriy Shevchenko expressed his excitement, saying,
Not only do we have what is probably the best lineup of World soccer stars on the pitch and celebrities who can really play - we are excited to announce an all-star lineup of music stars to perform at Game4Ukraine... we hope audiences around the world tune in and support this amazing game and every donation.
Oleksandr Zinchenko, the other captain of the charity match, shared his hope for a remarkable turnout, stating,
It's incredible to see so many big names from the world of football and music come together to help us raise vital funds to start rebuilding our beautiful country. I hope we can fill the stadium on August 5th and really make this a day to be proud of.
The Game4Ukraine charity match promises to be an extraordinary event that unites football and music fans worldwide while supporting a crucial cause to rebuild a cherished educational institution in Ukraine.