In 2014, QNET joined hands with one of the biggest football clubs in the world, Manchester City, as their Official Direct Selling partner. Since then, the QNET-Manchester City partnership has been monumental, as City have been one of the most successful clubs in England, lifting three Premier League trophies, four League Cups, two Community Shields and one FA Cup.
The partnership has been the epitome of synergy, with initiatives for fostering developments and celebrating achievements. So, in this article, we’ll be looking at some game-changing moments from the QNET and Manchester City partnership.
QNET-Manchester City partnership in 2014: The beginning of a special partnership
QNET’s partnership with Manchester City was one of the most anticipated and high-profile sports sponsorships, as it was the beginning of something special. QNET was proud to embark upon a journey to support City all the way, along with various successful collaborations.
In 2014, Manchester City were runners-up in the Premier League, with the club’s legendary striker Sergio Aguero notching up the Football Supporters Federation Player of the Year award and the Golden Boot award with 26 goals. City’s goalkeeper in 2014, Joe Hart, won the Golden glove award with 14 clean sheets. Yaya Toure also won the CAF Player of the Year award in 2014.
The game-changing #QNETCity partnership in 2015
In 2015, QNET was the host of viewing events in the Etihad Stadium, celebrating a game-changing phase. It was the first time the stadium displayed the QNET logo, with select members of the Achievers’ Club getting to witness it first-hand. It was an exciting moment for the QNET family.
Manchester City won the English League Cup in 2015 by beating Liverpool, 3-1 on penalties after extra time in the finals. The first trophy since the QNET-Manchester City partnership. Manchester City would go on to dominate the tournament, winning it four more times in the coming years.
Pep Guardiola joins Manchester City, 2016
Pep Guardiola is one of the most successful managers of this century. He is famous for his astute tactics and managerial brilliance, winning titles at Barcelona and Bayern Munich before joining City.
QNET was excited to witness his appointment as Manchester City’s First Team manager. He set forth on a mission to build a strong team of players who began to adapt to his style quickly.
Manchester City began playing with panache and an attacking flair that marked the beginning of one of the most successful reigns in the Premier League. City’s playing style and their fearless stride towards their goals, continues to inspire the QNET family.
Pep Guardiola’s appointment was one of the most significant moments of City’s history. It was a catalyst of change, one that continues to provide success and accolades every season.
Record-breaking season and the QNET-Manchester City Football Clinic in 2017
Pep Guardiola made a significant impact on the club, as Manchester City had one of the most successful campaigns, winning the Premier League and the League Cup.
It was a year in which City broke multiple records, including –
- New Premier League records for most points – 100 points
- Most goals scored – 106 goals
- Total wins achieved in a single season – 32 out of 38 games
- Largest winning margin – 19 points
- Largest goal difference – (+79) GD
- Most away games won in a season – 16 games
- Most away points won in a season – 50 points
- Equalling the Premier League record for consecutive away league wins – 11 games
They further went on to set new club records for consecutive games unbeaten in all competitions (28 games); Consecutive games unbeaten in the league (30 games), and consecutive home wins in all competitions (20 games) with the fewest goals conceded in a season.
Sergio Aguero continued his prolific form, scoring his 178th goal to become the all-time leading goal scorer. Leroy Sane won the PFA Young P