AirAsia To Sponsor AFF Football Championship
By Shantanu Srivastav | May 3, 2018
Low cost airline AirAsia are to sponsor the 2018 AFF championship, also known as the Suzuki Cup.
The biennial football tournament, which involves 10 national teams from Southeast Asia, takes place from 8th November until 15th December.
Suzuki, the Japanese car company, has been the title sponsor of the revamped cup since 2008.
“I have always been a big believer in Asean football. I’ve watched every AFF since the inaugural in 1996 and I am thrilled to be able to work with them to support the biggest event in the region’s footballing calendar,” said Tony Fernandes, AirAsia’s Group Chief Executive Officer.
“Football is the people’s game and AirAsia is the people’s airline. We look forward to supporting the sport in Asean in a meaningful way and hope one day soon, we will have an Asean club championship to raise the game here further.”