Athleta Basketball renew sponsorship

Thursday, September 1, 2011, 10:34

V J Salomone Marketing Ltd is delighted to announce that with the Gillette brand it has renewed its sponsorship with Athleta Basketball Club for a second successive year.

Welcoming the news, Athleta President Marcel Pisani said: “We are pleased to be associated once again with Gillette the leading shave care brand in the world”.

Athleta Basketball CLub was founded in 1962 and next year we will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary. In season 2010-2011, the team managed to win their 8th league title, and also won the SUPER CUP (8th time), the SHIELD (5th time) and the LOUIS BORG CUP (6th time).
Victor Galea, Executive Director of VJSM said: “Gillette is proud to strengthen its association with Athleta Basketball Club. As a worldwide leading brand we strive to be the best in everything we do and therefore it is appropriate that we associate ourselves presently with the most successful basketball club in Malta. This provides a perfect match and the Gillette brand certainly fits the bill”.

Last season Athleta was led by Head Coach Joe Galea and included 7 players who have donned the Malta jersey. The rest of the squad was made up of upcoming youngsters.

The club representatives attending the presentation were President Marcel Pisani, Edmund Farrugia Acting Secretary & Finance and Ronald Naudi Committee member. John Montanaro Gillette Brand Manager also attended the presentation.

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