Fri, Oct 21, 2016 | updated 02:31 PM IST

ISL champs Chennaiyin FC announce PUMA as official kit partner

Updated: Aug 23, 2016 22:46 IST

New Delhi, Aug 23 (ANI): Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC is delighted to announce PUMA as the club's official kit partner for the forthcoming season.

PUMA will be providing the match and training kit to Chennaiyin FC's first team squad and staff during the 2016 ISL. In addition, the German multinational company will also provide a one-year PUMA sponsorship contract to five players from Chennaiyin FC's grassroots program.

PUMA is currently the leading sportswear brand in India and associated with several leading teams and athletes from different sport around the world. Some of the biggest football teams that are associated with PUMA currently are the Italian national football team, Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal.

"We are very happy to have PUMA as our official kit partner. This association with one of the world's leading football brands is another step forward in our growth as a club," said Chennaiyin FC co-owner Mrs Vita Dani.

Abhishek Ganguly, MD-PUMA India, stated, "We are really excited about our association with Chennaiyin Football Club. PUMA since its inception in 1948 has had a key focus on football and the brand has a rich legacy with the sport. Through our association with the 2015 ISL Champions, we aim to further strengthen our position in football and we are looking forward to connecting with the football fans in Tamil Nadu." (ANI)