At an event in New Delhi, HTC partners with North East United FC. According to this partnership, they are the lead sponsor of the team in Hero ISL league. With only few days left, this new partnership will offer the support for NEUFC to perform at their best in the league.
At the launch event, Mr. John Abraham, said,
“For me football has always been a passion and I am delighted to see the same passion shared by the Team’s Principal sponsor HTC. For us having such a vibrant, energetic global brand adorn the front of the Jersey helps further reinforce our such a vibrant, energetic global adorn the front of the Jersey helps further reinforce our faith in the team’s youthful exuberance blended with global expertise. We do hope this will be a long and successful partnership’
Commenting on this partnership, Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President and Country Head, HTC India said,
“We are happy to have partnered with NEUFC in the very first year of their being. We wanted to be part of this Soccer Revolution and what better geography than North East when it comes to Soccer. We would also like to thank John for his involvement and hands-on approach in running the Club. We would like to wish NEUFC all the best for the upcoming season and are sure that they will perform exceedingly well.”
Adding more into partnership, Mr. Rahul Patil, CEO, NEUFC said,
“We are extremely pleased with this association. HTC Mobiles represent youth and vibrancy and these are also the key attributes of NEUFC. We are hopeful of having a great season in the upcoming HISL and are ready to take on the battle field.”
Adding it to, Mr. Navroze D. Dhondy, Founder & MD, Creatigies Communications said,
“In Sports Sponsorships, it always pays to partner with Teams in the early formative years. Be it cricket/football or any other sport, the best Brand – Team partnerships are the ones that start early and stay long. Both HTC and NEUFC are challenger brands, that have a lot in common, and we see a good brand with John’s exuberance adding to the partnership. We are sure that this association will prove to be mutually beneficial and a long term one.”
The HTC branding will occupy the front chest position on the NEUFC Jersey and being the principal sponsor of the team. The championship stats from 12th October 2014. If you do not know, Creatigies – the leading Sports Marketing Company in India assisted the unison of NEUFC and HTC mobiles.