Shakhtar and Nike extend co-operation
Friday, July 15, 2016
FC Shakhtar Donetsk and the Nike company renewed the contract on technical sponsorship. The new agreement will be in effect until 2020
The contract implies that Nike will provide players and staff of the club with clothing and footwear, designed with the use of the company's latest technologies, as well as continue joint support and development of social projects.
Oleh Yemshanov, CEO of Delta Sport Ukraina, the official Nike representative in Ukraine:
- This is an important partnership for us, as the club masterfully represents our country in the world arena, displaying precisely those traits that we can truly relate to - persistence, continuous self-perfection and understanding of the importance of social projects. We have done a lot since 2008 when we first signed contract with the club, and we intend to continue our successful cooperation.
Nike has long ago carved a place in the elite Football League. The brand has established successful cooperation with 16 top-end European football clubs, including FC Shakhtar.
Sergei Palkin, CEO of FC Shakhtar:
- We are pleased to continue working in a team with Nike. The brand has long been our ally and reliable partner with whom we share common values. We have already seen that the Nike technology allows our players to achieve better results, and the openness of the company towards social initiatives is helping us raise our new stellar generation, developing youth football in Ukraine.
Co-operation between FC Shakhtar and the Nike company started in 2008.