Mumbai, 19th September 2016: Gearing up for the 3rd season of the Indian Super League, Mumbai City FC today announced that the ACE Group will return as their lead sponsor. In the third year of their association, the ACE Group will be prominent on the front of the jersey this year, leveraging the exciting platform with Mumbai City FC fans, engaging their consumer base for the span of the ISL 2016.
The ACE Group, one of India’s fastest growing real estate companies, is deeply passionate about the club’s persevering strength and character and is awaiting the start of the season. A proud member of the Mumbai City FC family, ACE Group is sure to encourage and motivate the team to bring home the cup.
Both the brands have similar synergies and represent the joie de vivre of the city of Mumbai. This partnership establishes a connection with both the fans as well as the brand effectively.
On ACE Group’s association with Mumbai City FC for the Indian Super League 2016, Ajay Choudhry, CMD, ACE Group said "It is great to be associated once again with Mumbai City FC. They have a great fan base and their vision for the development of football is definitely one we want to invest in and help them achieve. With the new coach and players such as Forlan and Chhetri in the team, we are positive this will be a great season for Mumbai City FC."
Team owner, Mumbai City FC, Ranbir Kapoor, said, "Ace Group and Mr. Choudhry have supported us since season 1 and we are thrilled to carry on the association for season 3 as well. Its always great to have partners who share our objectives and our vision for football in the country, and those who also want to contribute towards it; Ace Group fits that perfectly!”
The 3rd season of the Indian Super League will begin on 1st October in Guwahati. Mumbai City FC will play their first match against FC Pune City at Balewadi Stadium, Pune on 3th October.
About Mumbai City Football Club:
Mumbai City FC is Mumbai’s franchise in the Hero Indian Super League. Bollywood actor and football enthusiast Ranbir Kapoor and chartered accountant Bimal Parekh together own the team. The team’s logo is a reflection of a resilient fortress that stands proudly, surrounding the logo that signifies the unrelenting, determined spirit of the city. The seven stars symbolise the islands that form Mumbai. Trains that are the very lifeline of the city ply millions of Mumbaikars across its vast expanse and connect these islands. Each passenger, each citizen of the city, is bound together by their love for the place they call home. 20 million citizens, 20 million hearts pulse to a single beat - the heartbeat of Mumbai. Mumbai City Football Club has displayed a consistent performance in season one and two and has been recognized as a distinguished attacking contingent.