London ends the first phase of campaign

Published in Economics
Friday, 24 January 2020 17:19

The first phase of SOCAR's UEFA Euro 2020 campaign is finished by turning the petrol station on Agmashenebeli Highway into London. Designed with most iconic London details in mind, it is one of the 11 stations rebranded for the upcoming tournmanet. 

The only host city which is not represented in campaign is Saint Petersburg due to political tension between countries and Russian occupation of Georgian territories. 

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