The Indian Super League (ISL) outfit, Mumbai City FC (MCFC) have announced a new partnership deal with the online sports news portal, Stake News. With this signing, the company has become the 2020/21 ISL winner’s new principal partner.
Stake News’ logo will feature on the front of the Mumbai City first team match and training kits throughout the 2022-23 season and beyond as part of this multi-year partnership.
Stake News will also be embedded into the club’s digital communication. Moreover, on the official website of Stake News, fans will be able to follow frequent updates about the Islanders.
Stake’s marquee sports and entertainment partnerships include a collaboration with Canadian superstar Drake, Cricket Ireland, Everton in the English Premier League, Watford in the Championship, and the UFC. Manchester City legend Sergio Aguero, as well as UFC stars Israel Adesanya, Jose Aldo, and Alexa Grasso, are among the brand ambassadors.
Kandarp Chandra, CEO, Mumbai City FC, commented, “We are delighted to partner with Stake News and welcome them to the Mumbai City family. Through the recent years, our focus has remained on bringing the fans closer to the club, both physically and digitally.
“Stake News’ support will help us accentuate our intent of engaging with our fans not just online, but on ground as well in what will be the first time we see fans return to the stadiums after two years. On behalf of Mumbai City, I would like to express my gratitude to Stake News and we look forward to building a successful relationship with our new Principal Partner.”
Akhil Sarin, Director of Acquisition, Stake News, said, “Stake News is delighted that Mumbai City FC has signed us on as their Principal Partner for the upcoming season. We fully bought into the club’s plans for expansion and can’t wait to see our branding on the shirt. This partnership will give us an opportunity to build a community of sports enthusiasts in India by bringing resourceful news and driving key awareness within the global sports market.”
Currently, MCFC are in Kolkata taking part in the 131st edition of the Durand Cup where they will play their first game against the Indian Navy on August 18.