~ This two brands come together for the fourth season running ~
Goa, October, 2020: FC Goa is delighted to announce that Kingfisher will be back again this coming 2020-21 seasons as the club’s Official Sponsor. This upcoming season of the will see the two brands step into their fourth year as partners.
Kingfisher is one of the most recognizable brands in India and has established itself as a standout in the fields of fashion, food, music, sports and adventure.
Both brands are built on passion and share similar visions and ethos. They firmly look to be leaders in their target markets and believe in the power of football as something that can bring them closer to the goal.
Aditya Datta, FC Goa’s Chief Operating Officer, said, “It gives us great pleasure to step into the 4th year of partnership with a brand as esteemed as Kingfisher. It is clear that over the last three years, both the brands have generated immense value for each other.
“The game of football has the capacity to transform strangers into friends and friends into family.
“It is a natural step to extend our successful partnership for another year. I am sure, together we will continue to build an alliance that helps us both set a benchmark and remain leaders in our respective fields.”
Gurpreet Singh, Head (Marketing), United Breweries Limited added, “Goa has a proud heritage in football and the sport unites Goans like no other. We are thrilled to announce Kingfisher’s association with FC Goa for the fourth year in a row.
“The partnership over the last three seasons has proven to be fruitful, and we look forward to engaging with the club’s fans for yet another exciting season. India’s rapidly growing interest in football and in the Indian Super League is unquestionable and it is our pleasure to be the dynamic club’s Official Sponsor.”
Kingfisher follows hot on the heels of Six5Six who were recently announced as the Official Kit Partners for the fast upcoming ISL season.
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.