The Czech Republic have re-signed with Puma in a deal that will include beach soccer and futsal and extend the apparel partnership into the next decade. The extension comes on the heels of the 20th anniversary as the two entities first partnered back in 1995.
“We are proud to renew our long-term cooperation with the Football Association of Czech Republic,” Christian Voigt, Senior Head of Global Sports Marketing, PUMA International said. “Next year we will celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the partnership and we are delighted that we can extend it to other periods.”
“FACR was one of the first key football sponsorship, which was closed in the modern history of the company, and played an important role in its journey to become one of the most innovative leading football brand. We hope that in the coming years we will build on our common achievements.”
After missing out on the 2014 World Cup, the Czech Republic are in the process of qualifying for the UEFA Euro 2016. They are in the difficult Group A along with the Netherlands, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and Turkey. The won their opener 2-1 against the Netherlands with the winner coming in second half injury time.