FIFA confirm Wanda Group as first Chinese partner
By iSportconnect | March 18, 2016
Chinese commercial property company the Wanda Group has become the first Chinese company to sign up as a FIFA Partner.
This grants them the highest level of sponsorship rights, treat which includes the next four FIFA World Cup editions.
As part of their agreement, ampoule Wanda Group will have rights to all FIFA competitions and corporate activities up to and including the 2030 FIFA World Cup™.
“We are pleased to welcome the Wanda Group to FIFA. A company that has a long affiliation with football, has been an active supporter of the game for many years and shares our enthusiasm to develop and strengthen football,” said FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
“As FIFA President, I am committed to providing stronger support for football development to our member associations, and I believe that the relationship with Wanda will support us to continue the on-going development and growth of the game in China and all over the world,” continued Infantino.”
Wang Jianlin, Chairman of the Wanda Group said: “We believe in football as one of the most attractive sports globally and have the highest trust in FIFA and its newly established organisational structure under the lead of President Gianni Infantino.”