FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017Posted By: Sourav Das | July 30, 2017
FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017 will let you know about the full details of the FIFA Partners Adidas, Coca-Cola, Gazprom, Hyundai, Qatar Airways, Visa and WANDA along with the national partners Bank of Baroda, Hero MotoCorp and Coal India.
It takes a huge financial backup to organize any tournament with global reach, and if you talk about any FIFA World tournaments it is bound to be the costliest one in terms of expenses. Starting from the Ground fees to the expenses of the teams, it is the main sponsors of the tournament who invest their money to make the world cup as successful as possible. In this edition too, all the FIFA partners along with six national partners came in front to support this auspicious tournament. So let’s check out the entire details of the FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017.
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FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017
Being the FIFA Partners, Adidas, Coca-Cola, Gazprom, Hyundai, Qatar Airways, Visa and WANDA will play their role in the current edition of the U17 Football World Cup. On the other hand, Bank of Baroda, Hero MotoCorp and Coal India tied their knots with the tournament as the national partner of the FIFA U17 World Cup 2017.
Adidas has a long-term collaboration with FIFA and remains a major sponsor in all the biggest tournaments. They are the official sponsor and will supply the match balls in the new FIFA U17 Football World Cup 2017. Besides Adidas, Coca-Cola is also known as one of the major sponsors of FIFA tournaments. This American giant remains a sponsor of the senior FIFA World Cup since 1978 and was the main event sponsor of FIFA U-20 World Cup from 1977 to 1997. This year Coca-Cola is the co-sponsor of the FIFA U17 World Cup India 2017. Russian company Gazprom is also one of the main sponsors of FIFA after they signed a deal with the Federation in September 2013 to be the official partner of FIFA tournaments from 2015 to 2018. South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai is one of the FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017. Besides the major tournament, Hyundai is also one of the main sponsors of FIFA World Cup since 2002.
UAE based Airline Company Qatar Airways is one of the main event sponsors of U17 World Cup this year. Besides sponsoring several tournaments of FIFA, they signed a deal in May 2017 to become the official sponsor of 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. Visa is also one of the main FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017. They became the official partner of FIFA in 2007 and were a part of the wide range of football activities around the world. As a notable fact, anyone who will buy the FIFA U17 World Cup Tickets 2017 with the VISA card will get a good discount on the ticket price. Besides all the companies mentioned above, Chinese multinational conglomerate WANDA is also one of the main sponsors of FIFA and will play their role in the new U17 Football World Cup 2017. This group purchased Infront Sports & Media in February 2015 and automatically got the exclusive sales rights to broadcast FIFA’s events from 2015 to 2022.
Bank of Baroda [National Partner]
Bank of Baroda became the first Indian company to be the national supporter of the U17 World Cup. During the signing of the tie-up with BoB, Chairman of the Local Organising Committee of FIFA U17 World Cup Praful Patel quoted “We are pleased to welcome Bank of Baroda as the first Indian company that will be associated with the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. As an organisation that has a long affiliation with football, this company has been an active supporter of the game for many years and shares our enthusiasm to develop and strengthen football in India.” On the other hand, the General Manager of Bank of Baroda Rakesh Kumar Bhatia on the occasion of becoming the FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017 added “We are highly motivated to promote football across the country and to inspire a new generation of youngsters. Partnering with the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 was a logical choice for us, as there will be no bigger sporting event in the country next year. It is truly an Indian crusade to make sure that this tournament succeeds and engages our complete population.”
Hero MotoCorp [National Partner]
On 16th March 2017, FIFA welcome Hero MotoCorp as the national partner of the U17 World Cup hosted in India. During the signing occasion, FIFA’s Chief Commercial Officer Philippe Le Floc’h cited “FIFA is very happy to welcome Hero as a National Supporter of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Hero has been an active supporter of sport in India for several decades and expressed its interest in being part of this important tournament from its very early stages.” Managing Director & CEO of Hero MotoCorp Pawan Munjal also added: “Hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup is a significant landmark for India and Indian football and at Hero MotoCorp, we are immensely proud of being associated with this event.” It is clearly a good sign that a giant company like Hero MotoCorp associated themselves with FIFA to be one of the FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017.
Coal India [National Partner]
As the third national partner of FIFA U17 World Cup 2017, Coal India joins Bank of Baroda and Hero MotoCorp to support this auspicious event on 6th July 2017. Chairman of the Local Organising Committee Praful Patel, while welcoming Coal India Limited as one of the FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017, said “We are delighted at the partnership with Coal India for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. Coal India has been a strong supporter of Indian sport, and their presence will definitely help in taking the message of football to every corner of our country.”
Three of the six national partners of the FIFA U17 World Cup this year are already decided where many companies are trying to get the rest six places to do something for the country and this auspicious tournament. So let’s hope for the best for this tournament and send us your valuable opinion about FIFA U17 World Cup Sponsors 2017 in the comment box below.