Zee Sports signs on Alchemist as title sponsor for Federation Cup

Zee Sports signs on Alchemist as title sponsor for Federation Cup

Author | exchange4media News Service | Friday, Oct 21,2005 8:23 AM

Zee Sports signs on Alchemist as title sponsor for Federation Cup

Zee Sports has signed up Alchemist as the title sponsor for the 27th edition of the Federation Cup football. The ‘Alchemist Federation Cup’, as it is termed, has 16 matches and is shown live and exclusive on Zee Sports.

Financially successful and fast growing conglomerate, Chandigarh-based Alchemist has a past history and success in industries including steel, floriculture, aviation, food processing, tea, hospitality and media.

Said Himanshu Mody, Business Head, Zee Sports, “We are proud to be associated with Alchemist, one of the fastest growing conglomerates, for the 27th edition of Federation Cup. Zee Sports has put in a lot of hard work to present the league in a viewer friendly format, at viewer friendly times, with in-depth analysis, world class graphics, commentary and telecast. We are sure that all this will bring lot of value to the advertisers.”

Echoing the same thought, K D Singh, Chief Managing Director, Alchemist, said, “We are proud to be associated with Indian football and the first national club tournament of the season. Domestic football has long been a passion with the masses and through our sponsorship we would like to touch every Indian.”

Zee Sports has created a special section on Indian football to promote the Federation Cup through its website www.zeesports.co.in. This section provides soccer fans with the latest team news, match scores, statistics and player profiles, as well as exclusive player interviews and photo galleries. There will be interactive sections, which will include chat rooms, video clips of matches, online games, wallpapers and ring tones.

In its endeavour to popularise soccer among the masses, Zee Sports has undertaken a multi-media marketing and promotional campaign across the country. As part of the campaign several below the line activities, including road shows, pub screening, football kiosks, etc, are being undertaken in several cities.

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