Four-time Premier League Champions and domestic treble winners,
Manchester City have announced an extension to its partnership
with Wega, the Club’s Oﬃcial Acoustic Contactless Secured Card Payment
Since the global partnership launched in 2015, Wega has been working to
add value to the fan experience and has introduced the world’s first
commercial deployment of a FIDO Certified acoustic payment card and the
City Wega app, tailored for City fans.
Employing leading edge 3DSA 2.0 technology, the acoustic payment card,
validated by Mastercard and FIDO Certified, will allow City fans to turn
everyday payment transactions into opportunities to win premium fan
The City Wega app provides biometric login capabilities, and a range of
other features including a Loyalty Program offering fans direct access
to exclusive competitions.
Damian Willoughby, Senior Vice President of Partnerships at City
Football Group, said: “We are delighted to announce the renewal of our
partnership with Wega, who are leading the way in developing innovative
payment solutions for our fans. This is a unique partnership and we are
excited to continue collaborating in the future.”
Patrick Moynier, President of Wega, said: “We are proud to continue this
outstanding partnership with Manchester City Football Club, and thrilled
to start engaging with fans. As a Fintech company offering an innovative
digital financial platform, it is a clear fit to partner with a Club
that aims to stay at the forefront of innovation in service of their
fans. Our technology and services will enhance the entire fan
experience, and continuously add value with new features and
opportunities to get closer to the heart of the Club.”
About Manchester City Football Club
Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded
in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City
FC in 1894 and has since then gone onto win the European Cup Winners’
Cup, six League Championship titles, including four Premier League
titles (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019), and five FA Cups. Manchester City FC is
one of seven clubs comprising the City Football Group and counts New
York City FC and Melbourne City FC among its sister clubs.
Under manager Pep Guardiola, one of the most highly decorated managers
in world football, the Club plays its domestic and UEFA Champions League
home fixtures at the Etihad Stadium, a spectacular 55,000 seat arena
that City have called home since 2003. Today, the Stadium sits on the
wider Etihad Campus, which also encompasses the City Football Academy, a
state-of-the-art performance training and youth development facility
located in the heart of East Manchester. Featuring a 7,000 capacity
Academy Stadium, the City Football Academy is also where Manchester City
Women’s Football Club and the Elite Development Squad train on a daily
basis and play their competitive home games.
For more information, please visit www.mancity.com.
The Wega payment solution offered by Truxtun Capital is a
state-of-the-art financial platform, providing the most robust and
secure payment method on the market. Validated by Mastercard and FIDO
Certified, Wega offers a payment card with Acoustic Technology and a
financial app which includes biometric verifications, making it
virtually impossible for anyone to access your account other than you.
For more information, please visit www.wegamc.com.