Friday, 10 October 2014

Manchester City’s Touré appointed as Nissan ambassador.Drive Hot News

Yaya Touré. Image used under wikimedia license, credit: Илья Хохлов
Yaya Toure.

panese car giant Nissan has appointed Manchester City playmaker Yaya Touré as ambassador for its Uefa Champions League sponsorship.
Touré, who is originally from the Ivory Coast,  joins PSG and Brazil defender Thiago Silva and Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta as a participant in Nissan’s ‘Engineers of Excitement’ international advertising campaign.
Nissan replaced Ford as the automotive partner of the Uefa Champions League in April, signing a four-year deal with European soccer’s governing body.
Nissan’s corporate vice president of marketing, communications and brand strategy, Roel de Vries, confirmed Touré’s signing on Wednesday at the Leaders Sport Business Summit in London.
Nissan has also forged ties with Touré’s Manchester City this year, through a five-year global sponsorship arrangement with City Football Group (CFG