Arsenal Football Club has announced a new partnership with Capital Bank Kazakhstan JSC to issue co-branded debit and credit cards throughout Kazakhstan.
The three-year partnership is the first ever agreement signed by a Premier League club in Kazakhstan and will enable Arsenal to get closer to its fans in the territory. As official credit and debit card partner, Capital Bank will offer a range of club-related benefits and incentives to its customers and Arsenal fans in Kazakhstan, such as official Arsenal merchandise and tickets to see the team in action at Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal coaches will also be visiting Kazakhstan each year as part of the agreement to run coaching clinics on behalf of Capital Bank Kazakhstan.
Speaking about the partnership, Arsenal’s chief commercial officer, Vinai Venkatesham said: “We are delighted to enter into this agreement with Capital Bank and are extremely proud to be the first Premier League club to secure a Partnership in Kazakhstan.
"The agreement will help to increase our profile in the country while helping Capital Bank to reward new and existing customers with exclusive Arsenal related benefits.”
Gani Uzbekov, Capital Bank Kazakhstan’s chief executive officer, said: “Partnering with such a renowned English football club is an honour to us.
"Arsenal is a world-class club with great achievements and millions of fans worldwide, including in Kazakhstan. Like Arsenal, Capital Bank Kazakhstan sets ambitious goals and is guided by the highest standards of business.
“We are excited to not only provide our clients professional and modern bank services but also offer the opportunity to experience the unique atmosphere of Emirates Stadium and Arsenal Football Club as a whole."