New Balance and their official representative in Russia ZAO MFK Jamilco, to supply kit to football club Rubin Kazan.
New Balance today announces that it will be the official kit supplier to FC Rubin, through ZAO MFK Jamilco, official representative of the NB brand in the Russian market.
Football Club Rubin, who play in the Russian Football Premier League, will join a host of other clubs wearing New Balance from the world’s top football leagues. As two-time champion of the Russian Football Premier League, FC Rubin is considered to be one of the best football clubs in the Russian Football Union.
The Agreement concerns match and training kits for the team and coaches. The Club will unveil the full 2017/18 New Balance football range in September 17.
Richard Wright, New Balance Global Football General Manager said, “New Balance, as a brand, is growing globally and plans to become one of the top three athletic brands in the world. New Balance performance products (footwear, apparel and equipment) are utilized by top athletes in Athletics, Football, Tennis, Cricket, Baseball, Ice Hockey and other sports. The brand is also associated with renowned Football Clubs such as: Liverpool FC, Celtic FC, FC Porto, Sevilla FC and others. Famous players like Aaron Ramsey and Jesus Navas are playing in New Balance Boots. We believe that a technical sponsorship contract with FC Rubin Kazan will be the first step in the development of the New Balance football culture in Russia and will also contribute into further global brand expansion in Football.”
Vineet Arora, Board Member of MFK Jamilco said, “Jamilco is proud to be the Exclusive Distributor of New Balance in Russia, Kazakhstan, Belorussia and Armenia. Jamilco, in line with New Balance’s global strategy, is working towards making the brand one of the top three Sports Brands in Russia by 2020. We are excited and happy to announce the Technical Sponsorship of FC Rubin in Russia with effect from September 2017. This is our first step towards building and supporting New Balance in the sporting arena in Russia. I am confident that New Balance’s association with FC Rubin will be beneficial for both parties and sincerely hope that Rubin will achieve success in the Russian Championship. We wish FC Rubin the very best for the forthcoming football season.”
Rustam Sayakhov, General Manager of FC Rubin Kazan added, “FC Rubin Kazan is happy to work with such a strong global sports brand such as New Balance. There have been several changes in the club recently, including in the technical sponsorship area. Every detail matters when ambitious targets are set, and the club needs to win. We are confident that, with the new structure and with the high quality of New Balance match and training kits, we will have every chance to meet our goals in the coming football season.”
About New Balance Football:
New Balance Football takes an original approach to designing and developing product, focusing on the unique needs of the player and the game. This is reflected in the quality of the sponsorships it has secured, including an enviable line up of some of the world’s great football clubs including, Liverpool FC, Athletic Club, Celtic FC, FC Porto, Sevilla FC, LOSC Lille, and national football teams, Republic of Ireland, Costa Rica and Panama as well as a roster of top flight players who excel at the highest level of the game. For more information about New Balance Football, visit www.newbalance.com/football. New Balance Football can be found on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat (NB.Football) and YouTube.
About New Balance:
New Balance, headquartered in Boston, MA has the following mission: Demonstrating responsible leadership, we build global brands that athletes are proud to wear, associates are proud to create and communities are proud to host. Manufactured in the U.S. for over 75 years and representing a limited portion of our U.S. sales, New Balance Made U.S. is a premium collection that contains a domestic value of 70% or greater.
New Balance owns five factories in New England and one in Flimby, U.K. New Balance employs more than 6,000 associates around the globe, and in 2016 reported worldwide sales of $3.8 billion. To learn more about New Balance, please visit www.newbalance.com and for the latest press information please visit http://newbalance.newsmarket.com.
About FC Rubin
Rubin is Russian professional football club from Kazan, capital of Tatarstan republic in Russia. Was founded on 20th of April 1958 and named as “Iskra” team of Aviation manufactory @22 after S. P. Gorbunova. The double champion of Russia in 2008 and 2009, winner of the Russian Cup 2011/2012, a two-time holder of Super Cup of Russia 2010 and 2012. Rubin participated twice in the group stage of the Champions League, defeating in the prestigious tournament of the legendary Barcelona. In the season 2012/13 Rubin reached the 1/4 finals of the UEFA Europa League, beating in his way such of the giants of European football, as the Italian "Inter" and the Spanish "Atletico". Head coach — Kurban Berdyev.
About JamilCo Group of Companies
JamilCo Group of Companies started its business in clothing and accessories retail segment in 1993.
Today, JamilCo Group of Companies is one of the leaders of Russia’s distribution and retail markets representing high-quality fashionable clothing and accessories from the world’s leading manufacturers.