ONGC to sponsor the Indian national team - report

The president of the AIFF has confirmed that ONGC have stepped forward to support the country's national team...
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel has revealed that Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) would be the sponsor of the Indian national team for the coming term.

“ONGC will sponsor the National side for one season,” Patel told The Hindu.

ONGC has previously sponsored the I-League from the time of its formation in 2007 for a period of four years until 2011 after which the top tier league in Indian football has however failed to attract sponsors.

Panasonic, who were the sponsors of Team India for three years, had decided not to renew their contract which ended in December 2012.

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