3 offer customers 33% discount on tickets for Ireland vs Andorra match 

3, Ireland’s largest high speed network, and the Football Association of Ireland today announced an exciting opportunity for one lucky young football fan to be the next mascot when the senior National team play Andorra in the Aviva Stadium on September 7th 2010.

The winner will have the chance of a lifetime to lead the team onto the pitch with the captain, Robbie Keane. All entrants must be 7-11 years old. To nominate a mascot, visit www.three.ie and submit 50 words on why your nominated child would make a great mascot for the Irish National football team.

The winner will be announced after the team training session on Monday 6th September and the prize will also include overnight accommodation and a new 3Pay phone from 3 for the nominator.

3 customers can also avail of discounted tickets for the Ireland vs Andorra International home game. To receive the 33% discount, 3 customers can text FAI to 51333 and will be sent a unique discount code. Once the code has been received go to www.ticketmaster.ie and use the code to purchase the discounted tickets.

Commenting on the announcement, Elaine Carey, Sales and Marketing Director at 3, said: “We are delighted to offer 3 customers discounted ticketing for the Ireland vs Andorra  International match on September the 7th. The discounted ticketing and mascot competition are the first of many new initiatives we will be rolling out over the coming months and years to support Irish soccer from the grass roots all the way to the senior National team. As the proud sponsor of the Irish National Football team, we wish Giovanni and his squad the best of luck for the upcoming matches and look forward to the winning mascot leading the team onto the pitch at the next home game.”