Standard Chartered Bank has today announced the launch of co-branded SCB and Liverpool FC debit cards for their clients. The co-branded card is a first in Africa and will be available to clients who open an SCB account and opt in for the Liverpool FC debit and to the banks existing Liverpool fans clients.
Speaking during the launch, Edith Chumba, Standard Chartered Bank, Head of Retail Banking Kenya and East Africa said, ‘’ Standard Chartered aims to be a holistic brand that is embedded in our clients’ lifestyle. To this end, we are consistently creating and introducing products and services that fit into and empower our client needs. This Liverpool FC Visa Debit card will ensure our clients have access to top notch payment technology all while showing support for their favorite team.’’
“With the government encouraging a digitally enabled economy, and Standard Chartered being a bank that is in the forefront in driving digitization especially within the retail banking space we are confident that the Liverpool branded cardholders will truly benefit from a wide array of privileged experiences that come with the card,” Ms Chumba added.
The Co-branded debit card has an enhanced security chip and PIN technology built to protect privacy and prevent fraud. The Debit card gives you easy money management, shopping convenience via POS and ecommerce online payments capabilities with worldwide acceptance and total security at no cost. It also comes with a zero monthly ledger fee Pay As You Go Hifadhi current account anchored on the award-winning SC Mobile app, our fully digital bank platform that allows you to open an account, transact, invest and protect your wealth.
The co-branded card offers unmatched benefits to customers including; earning reward points for each payment made using the card, discounts at featured merchants, global emergency assistance overseas card replacement guaranteed to change the shopping experience. The new card will be usable in more than 200 countries and in more than 23 million establishments.
Standard Chartered Bank has had a 10year sponsorship deal with Liverpool club that will extend to the end of the 2022-2023 season. The second largest sponsorship deal in Red’s history, it has seen SCB clients engage in activities such as trips to Anfield, SC Trophy, match viewing parties and soccer clinics.