Basic Italia and Torino Football Club announced that they have signed a technical sponsorship agreement for the Torino Football Club’s teams, which will take effect as of next season. The agreement is valid for three years and can be renewed.
The Torino football players will wear the innovative Kombat 2009, which is included in the new technical collection developed by the Kappa R&D centre in line with best quality and aesthetic standards. Brand new collections for training and leisure time are being created in record time following innovative technical solutions and design.
Thanks to this agreement, Basic Italia has been given the title of Technical Supplier and Official Sponsor of Torino Football Club, as well as the licence to produce and market merchandise bearing the Torino team logo.
After expressing mutual satisfaction over the agreement, both parties have announced that its details will be clarified during a press conference on 5 July at Chia, in Sardinia, in occasion of the Second Workshop of Torino F.C., in the presence of the respective managers. The official shirts for the 2008/09 season will also be unveiled on this occasion.
"I am very happy with the long-term agreement reached with my friend Marco Boglione - commented Urbano Cairo, Chairman of Torino Football Club - and to have Kappa as technical sponsor, well-known high quality and innovative brand which features original products".
"I am particularly delighted to announce this agreement - stated Marco Boglione, Chairman of BasicNet – and to be the Turin-based sponsor of Torino. I hope that such investment will allow us to further support and boost the development of our Group."
Kappa is a sports brand owned by BasicNet SpA together with Robe di Kappa, Superga, K-Way and Jesus Jeans. The Turin-based Group has been listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since November 1999. Up to now the Kappa "omini" logo has proved to be successful in the sports world, sponsoring the Italian Rugby, Golf, Fencing and Motorcycling Federations as well as more than 40 international football teams such as the Jamaican Federation, AS Roma, Sampdoria, Feyenoord, Werder Bremen, FC Copenhagen, Real Betis, Partizan Belgrade and FC Nantes. Kappa will support the Argentinian and Serbian Olympic Committees at the Beijing Olympics. Kappa has also been technical sponsor of many other sports such as skiing, volleyball, hockey, basketball (Federation of Serbia and Montenegro) and sailing (Mascalzone Latino).
thanks to FDV