FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 Names Orange As National Supporter

By Taruka Srivastav | March 20, 2019

FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have named Orange as a National Supporter of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019.

Orange has been promoting the women’s game by involving female players such as Gaëtane Thiney and Amandine Henry in its Team Orange initiative.

Orange completes the line-up of six National Supporters for the tournament, which is taking place from 7 June to 7 July in nine Host Cities all over France.

Gaëlle Le Vu, the Communication and CSR director of Orange France, said : “We are delighted to be supporting this exceptional sporting event alongside FIFA, the LOC and the other National Supporters. For us, this competition is a great opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to women’s football and our dedication to its values of diversity and equal opportunities.”

Noël Le Graët, the President of the LOC and the French Football Association (FFF), said: “With under three months to go until the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, we are thrilled to welcome Orange as our sixth National Supporter. As a key partner of the FFF and the French national teams, teaming up with this French telecommunications group for this upcoming flagship event was a natural step. With this signing, Orange confirms its unwavering support for the beautiful game.”

Philippe Le Floc’h, FIFA’s Chief Commercial Officer, commented on the deal: “We are very pleased to welcome Orange to our team of French National Supporters. Filling our sixth and final National Supporter slot demonstrates the strength of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ commercial programme. Companies such as Orange are essential for the successful delivery of the tournament.”


FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019