PUMA, one of the world’s leading sports brands, has announced its official five-year sponsorship with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Hilal FC, one of the world’s most decorated football clubs.
The groundbreaking partnership unites the two global giants as they come together to transform the country’s thriving and passionate football culture with dynamic new initiatives and products.
PUMA will design unique bespoke team wear and training equipment using its signature ULTRAWEAVE technology for both the Al-Hilal men and women’s football teams starting the 2023/24 season. The partnership marks PUMA’s continued expansion into football, meeting the region’s ever-growing passion for the game with the Arab World’s most celebrated and successful football club.
Commenting on the partnership, The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al-Hilal Club, Fahad Bin Saad Bin Nafel said: “We’re delighted about this new partnership with PUMA until 2027. The long-term nature of this agreement means both parties are committed to work together with a strong focus on bringing global exposure for the team as well as developing new campaigns and initiatives which place our communities in the spotlight. We are excited to start our journey together with PUMA being the first in the region with our very own bespoke kit designs and we believe that this partnership will set a new benchmark for Saudi football.”
PUMA Middle East GM, Taner Seyis, added: “The partnership we signed with Al-Hilal provides new opportunities with one of the world’s most passionate football fanbases, in a market that is seeing unprecedented growth and dynamism across all industries. We are committed to working together with Al-Hilal, in the Kingdom and globally, to deliver impact both on and off the pitch.”
As part of the partnership, we will see both organizations working together to provide long-term initiatives for Saudi youth, connect with local communities, and create exclusive PUMA product ranges to the delight of fans across the Kingdom and the globe.
(Report & Photo courtesy PUMA Press Release)