Heartland FC of Owerri have bagged a multi-million naira sponsorship with Nigerian service, Dana Air, that are additionally the operators of Imo Air.
The season-long sponsorship deal which is a part of the airways’ help to the newly-promoted Imo-based staff’s 2018 league marketing campaign, will see the airline get shirt sleeve branding and plenty of different branding alternatives with the membership.
The airline confirmed the event in a press release on Monday in Lagos by its Communications Manager, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa.
The assertion quoted the Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo, as saying on the unveiling in Owerri, the Imo capital, that soccer was large enterprise and had grow to be one of the unifying components on the planet.
“At Dana Air, we’re dedicated to supporting our personal. We are additionally dedicated to youth and sports activities improvement in Imo and in Nigeria at massive.
“There is must look inwards so we will construct our league and the groups to make them extra engaging and glamorous. We have taken the lead and we hope that different company our bodies will observe,’’ it stated.
The assertion stated that in developing with the sponsorship, the airline checked out how the staff carried out final season, their promotion to the higher division and willpower to make the folks of the state proud.
“We consider that our sponsorship will carry the much-needed enhance, confidence and motivation to go for the league title this season.
“Under this sponsorship bundle, the participant of the month will get a whopping money reward as a part of efforts to encourage the gamers to do higher, preserve match and repeatedly enhance themselves to get the prize,’’ it quoted Mbanuzuo as saying.
Commenting on the deal, the Imo Commissioner for Sports, Dr Martins Ohiri, thanked Dana Air and the state authorities for the partnership that had culminated within the deal.
Also, the Chairman of Heartland, Mr Goodfaith Etuemena, assured the airline of commensurate mileage on the sponsorship.
“I’m glad that my seek for sponsors is lastly paying dividends. Hopefully, this partnership would entice extra.
“Heartland is a giant model and we promise to repay the arrogance that your organization has bestowed on our legendary membership,’’ he stated.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) studies that Dana Air had in 2017 entered into an airline partnership with the Imo Government.
The purpose of the partnership is to spice up tourism potential within the state, encourage enterprise and leisure journeys and create employment alternatives for its indigenes.