Send money to Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania or Uganda to be automatically entered

Xpress Money, one of the world’s most dependable money transfer brands, announced today that customers have the chance to win one of 11 tickets to see their favourite top flight English football team this season.

With the 2017/18 season kicking-off with 37 goals last weekend, this year’s competition is set to be action packed. Those sending money from the UK to Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania or Uganda, between 21st August and 22nd October 2017, will automatically be entered into the main prize draw and nine separate weekly draws, with two winners taking away £50 Love2Shop gift vouchers, each. In total, 11 lucky customers will win a ticket each to see their favourite team in action while 18 winners will walk away with gift vouchers.

Ashwin Gedam, Vice President – Global Marketing, Xpress Money, said: “For us, remittances are much more than international money transfers - they’re about making dreams come true. Whether that’s providing an education, starting a new home or helping with medical treatments, we want to make this process the easiest it can be.

Gedam continued: “With the start of the new football season upon us, we wanted to help make even more of our customers’ dreams come true. Now, as well as benefiting from a seamless transfer experience, they’ll also have the chance to see their favourite team in action in the biggest competition in the world. I wish everyone the best of luck!”

¬The weekly prize draws will take place every Thursday at 12pm GMT, with the winner contacted via telephone. Winners of the main draw will see their team play between 1st November 2017 and 31st March 2018.

For more information please check out the Xpress Money Facebook page, and the prize draw Terms and Conditions.

Remittances fact sheet

In 2016, global personal remittances sent dipped to $536 billion from a record high in 2015, $553 billion.

Find out more about the impact remittances are having on Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda below:


  • $642 Million remittances sent to Ethiopia in 2016
  • Representing 0.9% of Ethiopia’s GDP


  • $2,042 million remittances sent to Ghana in 2016
  • Representing 4.8% of Ghana’s GDP


  • $1,727 million remittances sent to Kenya 2016
  • Representing 2.4% of Kenya’s GDP


  • $18,956 million remittances sent to Nigeria 2016
  • Representing 4.7% of Nigeria’s GDP


  • $387 million remittances sent to Tanzania in 2016
  • Representing 0.8% of Tanzania’s GDP


  • $1,078 million remittances sent to Uganda in 2016
  • Representing 4.2% of Uganda’s GDP

With over 17 years’ experience, and a network of 200,000 agents locations in 165 countries across the globe, Xpress Money is never far away.


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