Al Wasl Signs Sponsorship Agreement with Swiss Company Hublot
Hublot becomes “Official Timekeeper” of Al Wasl Football Club
Dubai - UAE, 15 February 2012] – Al Wasl Football Company has signed a sponsorship agreement with luxury brand, Hublot Swiss watches, making it a Co-Sponsor and the ‘Official Timekeeper ‘of Al Wasl Football Club for the next two seasons (2011-2013).
The signing ceremony took place at Al Wasl Club and was attended by H.E. Marwan bin Beyat, Chairman of Al Wasl Football Company; Mr. Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot; Mr. Sweidan Al Naboodah, Vice Chairman of Al Wasl Football Company; Mr. Abdalla Al Bishr, Acting CEO of Al Wasl Football Company, and Mr. Diego Maradona, Head Coach of Al Wasl Football Team.
Commenting on the new signing, H.E. Marwan bin Beyat said: “We are proud to add to our portfolio of international sponsors a luxurious brand such as Hublot, which has been the ‘Official Watch’ for many in the sports world.”
“This agreement highlights our ambitious expansion plans for Al Wasl Football Company, aimed at stabilizing the company's leading position, promoting its brand and establishing new standards in the sports sector at the local and regional level,” Bin Beyat continued.
Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot, commented: “Hublot was the first luxury brand to be present in the football world under Mr Biver’s impulsion in 2006. We are now associated with FIFA, UEFA and many renowned clubs such as Manchester United, Ajax Amsterdam and Bayern Munich. Today, I’m particularly proud to announce our first venture into the Middle East, partnering with the prestigious Al Wasl Club because we share the same values: raw passion, a love of perfection and technical precision right down to the smallest detail.”
Diego Maradona, Head Coach of Al Wasl Football Team, is also Hublot brand ambassador. Recently, the Swiss brand proudly unveiled the King Power Maradona in China. The timepiece with a special 45-minute counter alluding to the duration of half a football match, combines the Argentinian colors with Maradona’s iconic jersey number “10” on the dial and his signature on the back.
- Date :
- 15 February - 2012
- Time :
- 12:00 AM