FC Shakhtar presented its new technical sponsor. The Miners shall be using equipment and wear playing kits produced by Nike. On this occasion a press conference was held in the RSC Olympiyskyy Press centre. The event was attended by FC Shakhtar CEO Sergiy Palkin, director of Delta Sport Ukraina Oleh Yemshanov, NIKE Regional Sports Marketing Director Tina Salminen and the coach of the first team Mircea Lucescu.
Sergiy Palkin said:
I am glad to see you all here. First of all, I’d like to thank you for turning out at an event that is so important for our club: presentation of our new technical sponsor – Nike. This company is the leading manufacturer of sports equipment, apparel and accessories. Nike is playing an important role in the world of professional football as well. There are many world-best players using staff of this brand. Nike – is a top company
Nike and the champions of Ukraine Shakhtar are starting co-operation that will last three years. We have a lot of interesting work ahead. We are looking with optimism into the future. We are sure that Nike will show high professional standards, corresponding to their class. We have already created a co-operation plan to follow. There are projects we intend to launch. We sincerely believe that our co-operation will be fruitful and mutually beneficial.