Pirates announce new sponsors LG Electronics
Posted: 9 May 2018 Time: 12:26
Orlando Pirates have announced a new sponsorship deal with LG Electronics.
Pirates released a statement, which reads: 'Orlando Pirates is proud to announce LG Electronics as the official Consumer Electronics and Mobile Partner in 2018.
'This partnership will focus on upgrading the hospitality facilities at the Orlando Stadium, where the stadium suite areas will be fitted with top of the range LG UHD TVs. The Club’s training facility, Rand Stadium will also receive an LG makeover.
'Orlando Pirates will furthermore introduce the LG Fans Player of The Month category scheduled to commence at the start of the upcoming 2018/19 Season, where the club’s supporters will be given an opportunity to vote online for their favourite player. The winning player will be awarded with the latest LG V30+ Smartphone, whilst one lucky voter will win themselves an LG /Orlando Pirates hamper.'
Pirates brand and sponsorship manager Joseph Bertrand said: "The Orlando Pirates brand is synonymous with innovation and quality. It is through these principles of continuous evolution that this great brand is able to partner up with an equally innovative and quality brand in LG Electronics. The synergy between these two brands made it a natural progression for us to partner up with LG Electronics, as they perfectly complement the character of the club and our aim of being a world class team."
LG Electronics general manager Antonio dos Santos added: "This is an exciting time for both brands. LG is one of the most respected premium electronics brands in the world, so it’s only fitting that we partner with one of the biggest football clubs in Africa. The prospect of the partnership between these two great brands is exciting because LG can now bring the exceedingly popular Orlando Pirates Football Club straight into fans’ homes. Now that is a winning combination!"