This article is about the sponsors and partners of local football clubs in New Zealand. New Zealand has become more and more passionate about soccer over the last couple of years. Contrary to some European countries, the local football clubs have teams for both men and women. They oftentimes even have soccer teams for children and youths. In our blog we will show you some sponsors of football clubs.
The Chinese mobile phone company Huawei and the football club Wellington Phoenix have just recently established a partnership. Huawei will sponsor Wellington Phoenix for at least three more seasons. This sponsorship is a win-win-situation. Wellington Phoenix has enough money to further their initiatives and expand to the Asia-Pacific. Huawei gets international recognition as a sponsor. Mainly, Huawei gets more recognition in New Zealand and Australia.
Auckland City FC
The Auckland City FC qualified in 2009 for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE as the model team of the Oceania Football Confederation. Thus the football club is very succesful, although it is an amateur football club. Sponsors of the Auckland City FC include Gina’s Italian Kitchen, Axis, Butterfly Creek, Kappa, Benefitz, Chesters and Malcom Pacifics.
For the duration of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE the Auckland City FC had made a call for sponsorship funds.
The sponsors are usually displayed on the homepage of the Auckland City FC.
The soccer club Wairarapa United is exclusively for women. It is located in the south of North Island. Wairarapa is supported by Ultra Football. This company sells football clothes for men and women. Other sponsors are Keinzley Agvet, alleva, nectarine, Lone Star, MTF finance, Boehringer Ingelheim and WBS.
If you want to sponsor any local football club, you can inform yourself, mainly on their homepages. New sponsors are usually always welcome!