Bank of Baroda to be first national supporter for FIFA U-17 WC

With the signature of the agreement, Bank of Baroda becomes the first of the six national supporters to feature for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. The Tournament will be held from October 6th to 28th, 2017.

Increasing awareness and participation in sports has become a key focus for Bank of Baroda which positions itself as India’s International Bank.   -  Special Arrangement

Bank of Baroda becomes the first Indian company to sign up as a national supporter for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in India next year. It will be the first FIFA event to be hosted in the Subcontinent.

Chairman of the Local Organising Committee and the President of the All India Football Federation Praful Patel said, "We are pleased to welcome Bank of Baroda as the first Indian company that will be associated with the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

"As President of the AIFF, I believe that this new partnership with Bank of Baroda is a very concrete step in the right way to continue the growth path that the sport has had in India".

The increasing awareness and participation in sports has become a key focus for Bank of Baroda which positions itself as India’s International Bank.

The tournament director Javier Ceppi was not surprised by the keen interest in the National Supporter slots. "This is a landmark event in Indian sport. The first ever FIFA tournament to be hosted in India with India being one of the participating teams. This is a unique opportunity to be partners in making football history in this country."

Rakesh Kumar Bhatia, General Manager (Marketing, Corporate Communications & WMS) in Bank of Baroda said, “We are highly motivated to promote football across the country and to inspire a new generation of youngsters. Partnering with the FIFA U-17 World Cup India, 2017 was a logical choice for us, as there is no bigger sporting event that the country will see next year”.

With the signature of the agreement, Bank of Baroda becomes the first of the six national supporters to feature for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. The Tournament will be held from October 6th to 28th, 2017.

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