VfL Bochum 1848 have signed a new shirt sponsorship deal with Netto Marken- Discount. The parties have agreed on a deal for the next two seasons. Netto Marken- Discount will appear on VfL Bochum’s 09/10 shirts from the start of the forthcoming season.
“Thanks to professional teams and a sound team spirit, both VfL Bochum 1848 and Netto Marken-Discount have established themselves in the top league. Currently we are capturing the market throughout the Ruhr Area where the rich in tradition club VfL Bochum 1848 enjoys the benefit of home advantage. Therefore, VfL Bochum is the ideal partner to increase the recognition of our company,” Franz Pröls, manager of Netto Marken-Discount AG & Co. KG., comments on the new partnership. “The various advertising opportunities the partnership with VfL Bochum 1848 offers, form an important part of our future brand promotion.”
Ansgar Schwenken, member of the VfL board of management, is happy about the new partnership too: “VfL Bochum 1848 is the perfect partner for Netto. Due to our professionalism and our likeable appearance, we are absolutely certain that we will be able to support the growth of recognition and the image transfer in a positive way.” The 39-year-old Schwenken also sees the advantages for the club: “We can enjoy the benefit of the great distribution network of Netto, and we are very delighted to have found a strong and reliable partner.”
In addition to the appearance on the VfL jerseys, the new cooperation that has been arranged by SPORTFIVE offers Netto several further advertising and PR measures, such as important perimeter advertising, logo presence, advertising space and a number of tickets for VfL matches.