Welbeck and Anya Visit Vauxhall HQ
England and Scotland internationals Danny Welbeck and Ikechi Anya visited Vauxhall on Wednesday ahead of their countries’ upcoming European Championship Qualifiers.
Staff at Griffin House, Vauxhall’s HQ on Osborne Road, Luton, were invited to attend a question and answer session with England and Arsenal striker Welbeck and Scotland and Watford winger Anya, with the questions put forward by the Vauxhall staff.
The Premier League duo were quizzed on a host of topics including their upcoming qualifiers and their favourite memories playing for their national sides. Welbeck and Anya took time to pose for photographs with the excited Vauxhall workers ahead of their important June fixtures.
Both Welbeck and Anya helped promote their upcoming qualifiers by posing for official photographs with Vauxhall’s best-selling Astra.
England striker Welbeck, said: “I’ve had a brilliant time at Vauxhall and meeting all the members of staff and having a bit of fun with Ikechi. Hopefully we can get the result we need against Slovenia.”
Welbeck’s England face the Republic of Ireland in a friendly on June 7 before travelling to Slovenia for their latest qualifying match a week later on June 14.
Anya’s Scotland play a friendly match against Qatar on June 5 at Easter Road, Edinburgh before their qualifying match with the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on June 13.
Scotland winger Anya, said: “It’s been brilliant to meet all of the Vauxhall staff at Griffin House today.We’ve had a lot of fun speaking with them and they’ve been very welcoming.”
Cheryl Stibbs, Sponsorship Marketing Manager, said: “We were thrilled to welcome both Danny and Ikechi ahead of their crucial European Championship qualifiers. “We have a lot of England and Scotland football fans here and it was brilliant to be able to give them the opportunity to meet both players.”