AFFA, Coca Cola sign sponsor deal

Wed 22 Jun 2011 06:03 GMT | 10:03 Local Time

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AFFA and Coca-Cola Bottlers Lyd. signed an agreement at AFFA’s administrative building.

The contract is intended for five years and under it Coca Cola will be sponsoring U-13 league and Schoolchildren’s Cup. For the term of the agreement, Coca Cola will invest $1,075,000 into AFFA’s projects.

“It is encouraging that influential companies have been paying attention to football development recently”, AFFA’s Secretary General Elkhan Mammadov said. “I believe that the deal signed will yield fruits. The fact that our deal covers U-13 League and Cup of Schoolchildren is of special significance since in terms of football development these projects occupy an important place in domestic football.

“We are glad to be able to become part of Azerbaijani football and help raise the stars of Azerbaijani and world football”, said general manager of The Coca Cola Company Lisani Atasayan. “As part of our agreement, we will help develop football in not only Baku but also the regions”.

Elmir Aliyev
News.Az

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