*FC Goa announces SIX5SIX as Official Kit Partner*
~ This will be the first time that the two brands come together ~
Goa, September 22nd, 2020: FC Goa is delighted to announce SIX5SIX as its official kit partner for the 2020-21 season. SIX5SIX is one of India’s fastest-growing sports apparel companies, and also the current kit partners of the Indian National Football Team.
Aditya Datta, FC Goa’s Chief Operating Officer, said, “We welcome SIX5SIX into the FC Goa family as our new Official Kit Partner and expect them to be an incredible partner for the club as we continue to expand our fanbase.
“This is an important partnership for the club. Like FC Goa, SIX5SIX is known for pushing the boundaries as we both strive towards the top in our respective fields.
“Our colours and kit are our identity and symbolise the qualities that we stand for. Just as FC Goa is woven into the fabric of Goan life, the colours of the club are an embodiment of the indomitable Goan spirit.
“As a brand, SIX5SIX reflects our ambitions for growth and we look forward to working with them to bring fans new and exciting products.”
Avni and Ambar Aneja, co-founders of SIX5SIX said, “FC Goa has an incredibly strong identity and a fantastic youth program. This partnership is another step in our commitment to boost India’s robustly growing football ecosystem. We look forward to serving the club, the players and most importantly, the fans, with our commitment to design and innovation.”
The partnership will see SIX5SIX manufacture and supply FC Goa’s playing, training and travel wear. As the Official Kit Partners, the agreement will see SIX5SIX outfitting the senior and youth, as well as the coaching staff.
About FC Goa
FC Goa is a professional football club based out of Goa that competes in the Indian Super League (ISL) and is the current holder of the Super Cup. Nicknamed the Gaurs, FC Goa has been one of the most consistent teams in the ISL - reaching 3 semi-finals and 2 finals in 6 seasons.
In Season 2019/20, the club won the Hero ISL League Winners Shield, by finishing top of the table in the league stages and became the first-ever club from India to qualify for the group stages of the AFC Champions League. The Gaurs are also the only ISL side to win more than 50 games and score more than 200 goals.
Co-owned by Mr Jaydev Mody, Mr Akshay Tandon and Mr Virat Kohli, FC Goa is one of Indian few Clubs to have a complete youth development ecosystem. It’s U14, U16, U18 and Developmental Teams compete at the highest levels in Goa and nationally. The system has produced recognizable talents like Saviour Gama, Princeton Rebello and many more. The Gaurs are also the Champions of the GFA U20 & GFA U18 Leagues and the winners of the Goa Professional League in 2018/19.
SIX5SIX is a collaborative sports and streetwear venture started by brother-sister duo - Avni and Ambar Aneja.
The brand aims to become India’s premier teamwear provider in the coming years with an absolute focus on progressive design and cutting edge technology in the sports apparel space.