Extra Time: Shillong Lajong FC partners McDowell’s No. 1 Platinum Soda

The north eastern club of Meghalaya has attracted yet another sponsor for the 2013-14 season...

Shillong Lajong FC have announced its association with McDowell’s No.1 Soda for the 2013-14 season.

The Shillong based club already has telecom giant Aircel as its principal sponsor along with Kingfisher and now McDowell’s as associate sponsors. Adidas is the official kit sponsor of the club and Kyazoonga.com is the online ticketing partner.

Speaking on the occasion, Lajong's general secretary, Larsing M Sawyan said, “We are proud to tie-up with McDowell’s No 1. The association will help catapult the club in the big league. There is abundant football talent in the North East. Our dream is to identify budding footballers & leave an indelible mark on the Indian and international football map.”

According to Alokesh Banerjee, Assitant Vice President, Marketing, United Spirits Limited, “McDowell’s has a long standing association with football, as the principal sponsor of the McDowell Mohun Bagan club. Our partnership with Lajong FC is yet another step forward towards expanding the brand’s association with football.

“Lajong FC has emerged as a team of national stature and is one of the most professionally managed private clubs. With their focused & disciplined approach they would definitely create history in the forthcoming I-league season; we are proud to be associated with them & wish them all the very best for the competition.”

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