African cup

During the African football event, send money to your loved ones with Western Union and you will get a chance to win either a home cinema set, a Wiko smartphone or a football jerseys of your favorite African team.

Between 14th January until 14th February 2017, get a chance to win one of the 100 prizes1 by sending at least 200€ to Maghreb or Sub-Saharan Africa with Western Union - You would be automatically entered into a draw to to win one of the 100 prizes1. Offer valid in all the agent locations offering the Western Union service in metropolitan France or on Promotional terms & conditions apply.


10 home cinema sets2

40 Wiko smartphones2

50 country football jerseys of your favorite African team2


Money in minutes5 can save the day
If you send for cash pickup at one of more than 35,000 agent locations3 across Africa, your receiver gets the money in minutes5. Western Union offers flexible options for sender and receiver. Your receiver can pick their money up at an agent location or have it sent directly to their mobile wallet5.
6 hours delayed service5 – a beneficial option
Discover the 6 hours delayed service5 for your money transfers to Sub-Saharan Africa and save money on your transfer fees4. Transfer fees are reduced compared to money in minutes5 when sending money from an agent location. Your receiver can pick up the money within 6 hours5.
Send money directly to a bank account5
If your receiver is in Morocco, you can send money online directly to their bank account5 for 0 EUR transfer fee4. Your receiver doesn’t have to travel to an agent location to pick up their cash, so this is much more convenient. Sending directly to a bank account5 may take a little bit longer, so, in each instance, you’ll need to weigh the cost and convenience to suit your needs.
Send money to a mobile phone5
If your receiver lives in a country where we offer this service, you can send money to their mobile phone5 so they can get their money quickly and easily. Please make sure your receiver has activated a mobile wallet5 with one of our partner mobile operators in their country.

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1. Game contest subject to Terms and Conditions filed with SCP SIMONIN - LE MAREC - GUERRIER, HUISSIERS DE JUSTICE ASSOCIES, 54 rue Taitbout 75009 PARIS. Entry to this Promotion is open to any person aged 18 or over at the participation date, living in France mainland (Corse included) who made a Western Union money transfer of at least 200€ from a Western Union Agent location or from to Sub-Saharan Africa or Maghreb country January 14 and February 14, 2017. Employees of anyone involved with this promotion and employees or direct family members of Western Union are excluded from entry.

2. Non-contractual pictures

3. Agent location count valid as of 31 March 2016.

4. Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

5. Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. For mobile transactions funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See the transfer form for restrictions.