Mitre to supply 2014 Suzuki Cup

first_imgBritish sports brand Mitre has reached an agreement with the Asean Football Federation (AFF) to become the ball supplier to the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014.The 2014 edition of the biennial soccer tournament, which features eight national teams from across South East Asia, will be co-hosted by reigning champions Singapore and Vietnam from 22nd November to 20th December.Chirag Patel, the vice president of product and marketing at Mitre, commented: “This partnership is a great opportunity for us to build brand awareness on a global scale, whilst creating new sales opportunities in countries where football is watched and loved by millions.“Football is proven as the number one sport in the region and the AFF Suzuki Cup provides us with a new platform to demonstrate the technological advancement of our products whilst encouraging purchase amongst amateur players and fans. Mitre is dedicated to being at the heart of football and improving the quality of play at every level.”last_img read more

Transfer report: Manchester City starlet set for Netherlands loan switch

first_img David Faupala scored against Chelsea last season Manchester City teen star David Faupala is set for a loan switch to NAC Breda.The 19-year-old, who arrived from Lens this time last year, scored on his one and only appearances for the first team last term, grabbing City’s consolation in the 5-1 FA Cup defeat at Chelsea.And new manager Pep Guardiola has decided to allow Faupala to head out on loan in order to gain further first-team experience.Auxerre and Tours had both expressed an interest in a move for the young Frenchman but, according to L’Equipe, he is now set to become the latest young City star to join Breda.His team-mates Ashley Smith-Brown and Thomas Agyepong have already agreed temporary deals with the Dutch second-tier side and Faupala looks set to become the third. 1last_img read more