Football Federation Australia (FFA) today announced Telstra as its new Official Telecommunications Partner.
Speaking at today’s major announcement, FFA CEO David Gallop said he was proud that the blue chip Australian company will be a major supporter of the Socceroos, Westfield Matildas & Foxtel A-League All Stars and the Hyundai A-League, Westfield W-League & Westfield FFA Cup competitions.
“It gives me great pleasure to announce that Australia’s leading telecommunications and technology company, Telstra, has become a major partner of FFA,” said Gallop.
“Football in Australia is currently experiencing a strong growth period based on the performance of our national teams and the success of our various competitions (the Hyundai A-League, Westfield W-League & Westfield FFA Cup).
“We’re delighted Telstra has chosen to increase their involvement in Football in Australia.
“We look forward to working with Telstra as we embark on the next exciting phase in our growth trajectory.”
Telstra’s Director of Digital Media and Content, Adam Good, was equally excited about the new partnership with FFA.
“We’ve been proud to be part of the football family this year through our shirt sponsorship for the Foxtel A-League All Stars and our Thank s Loyalty Program, so this is a terrific next step in a strong partnership,” Good said.
“We’re excited about this opportunity to work even closer with the FFA to connect football fans to the game they love.”
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