PUMA OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF SENEGAL FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION |
PUMA one of the world’s leading Sports Brands and the Senegalese Football Association (Fédération Sénégalaise deFootball, SFA) today, mutually announced a long-term agreement that will see the “Lions of Teranga” outfitted in the PUMA brand beyond the 2018 FIFA WorldCup in Russia.
The Senegal National Team, will debut its new PUMA kit and training line in the
upcoming FIFA window in March. They will be seen on the world’s stage at the
2018 World Cup in Russia, which will be the second time in the history that
Senegal will play a World Cup.
“We are delighted to welcome Senegal back to the PUMA Family again. They
are a great team with many promising talents who stood out during the
qualification for the World Cup. With PUMA’s long history in African football and
the characteristics of the Lions of Teranga with their style of play and joyfulness,
it is a perfect fit to PUMA and our Forever Faster positioning” said Bjørn Gulden,
Chief Executive Officer for PUMA.
“I am pleased to confirm our partnership with PUMA. They represent a major
international brand and we already know their professionalism and their
commitment for African Football. We are looking forward to playing with our new
kits.” Said Augustin Senghor, President of the Senegalese Football Association.
The Senegal National Team, nicknamed the Lions of Teranga, will debut its new
PUMA kit and training line in the upcoming FIFA window in March.
The Senegal National Team joins the roster of federations like The Football
Associations of Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Ghana and
Czech Republic. PUMA Football clubs, including Borussia Dortmund, Arsenal
FC and soon Olympique de Marseille are also part of PUMA's portfolio, as well
as some of the world’s best players such as Antoine Griezmann, Olivier Giroud,
Sergio ‘Kun’ Agüero, Cesc Fàbregas, Mario Balotelli, Hector Bellerin, Marco
Reus, Julian Weigl, Gianluigi Buffon and Yaya Touré amongst others.
Source : Puma South Africa Press