Italian sportswear brand Lotto sponsors United Sikkim FC
Gangtok, 26 Jul:
Renowned Italian sportswear manufacturer, Lotto, will be sponsoring Sikkim’s United Sikkim Football Club [USFC] and will be providing clothing kit and footwear to the players of the club and officials.
Speaking to media persons this morning, USFC owner,Bhaichung Bhutia,said, “Italian brand Lotto is sponsoring United Sikkim FC. We are happy to have a global brand sponsoring the club. It can inspire our players to be more active and dedicated towards the sport.”
He mentioned that USFC has been working for the past 16 years for the development of local footballers and the football scenario in the State.
“We have produced many players who have played in major tournaments including I-League. In the past 12 years we have been providing salaries to the players. We will continue working to promote Sikkim footballers,” expressedMr Bhutia.
USFC coach and player,MayalDokLepcha, also expressed happiness on the Lotto sponsorship.
“The team members are very happy to be sponsored by a prominent brand like Lotto. We are excited and motivated to perform better,” he said.
USFC senior manager,ArjunRai, said, “Our players are in high spirits after lifting the Akkar Summer Cup this year. We want to be in the I-League second division this year,” said MrRai.