FC Goa has added Tata PUNCH to its sponsorship portfolio on Monday. The club has appointed Tata PUNCH as the club’s Principal Sponsor for the Indian Super League 2021/22. In this association, the logo of Tata PUNCH will be displayed on the back of the shirt on home and away fixtures, training kits of the club’s first team and development teams. The agreement will allow Tata PUNCH to get involved in some of the most engaging digital content by FC Goa along with activations for the club’s fans in the local markets for the visitors from across the nation.
FC Goa’s foundation – Forca Goa Foundation for their baby league – Little Gaurs League will also be supported by Tata PUNCH in this development.
Little Gaurs League, which was launched in 2019 is currently one of the biggest grass-root level competitions in the country. In its first year, 36 teams participated, the tournament has witnessed some serious growth as in the previous edition 110 teams and 957 players (230 of them being young girls) participated across Goa. Apart from the games, the league also provides a platform for FC Goa to conduct nutrition workshops for coaches, parents as well as young aspiring football players.
Tata PUNCH’s support for the Little Gaurs League will play a big role in the game’s progress in Goa.
While speaking about the collaboration, Mr. Vivek Srivatsa, Head, Marketing Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU), Tata Motors – “We are excited to partner with FC Goa as its Principal Sponsors. FC Goa is one of the most consistent performing ISL Teams and is doing some great work in the local community to grow the sport.
“Goa is extremely passionate about its football and we are very happy to be supporting the growth of this beautiful game in Goa. Just like the Punch which “Vibes with You”, Goa has its own vibe and it is our pleasure to showcase the Punch in a state which resonates the same characteristics. We wish the team the very best for their ISL campaign.“
Akshay Tandon, FC Goa’s President also shared his opinion on the association, “We are honoured to have one of India’s most respected and trusted brands – TATA Motors sponsoring us. We are committed to the development of the game in Goa and making Goa proud on a national stage, having a brand like Tata PUNCH as a sponsor makes our commitment even stronger.
“I would like to thank Tata Motors for their support and especially for supporting the Little Gaurs League too. It is so important that brands support football at a grass root and local level. This kind of support helps us give little girls and boys a platform to express themselves and grow their skills.
“It will also help us achieve our vision of finding the best talent in Goa and nurturing them to play at the highest level for the country. We look forward to delivering great value to Tata PUNCH and growing the partnership over the years.”
FC Goa will commence their ISL 2021/22 campaign on November 22 against Mumbai City FC at the Fatorda Stadium.