Galaxy Entertainment Group Agrees Two Year
Title Sponsorship of EUROJAPAN CUP
Aiming to enhance the company’s commitment to Japan and local communities
Tokyo, 17 April 2019 – Galaxy Entertainment Group (“GEG”) today announced the signing of a two-year title sponsorship agreement for the “GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT EUROJAPAN CUP”. The annual showcase event will feature the very best European soccer teams playing against J-League opposition, with the aim of inspiring and entertaining the next generation of soccer fans and players in Japan. This year’s GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT EUROJAPAN CUP will be held between 2017-2018 English Premier League champions Manchester City Football Club and Yokohama F. Marinos at Yokohama’s Nissan Stadium on Saturday, 27 July. The GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT EUROJAPAN CUP in 2020 will take place in Osaka.
Through this sponsorship, Galaxy Entertainment Group aims to promote sports participation activities in Japan and contribute to local communities by conducting various outreach events, including soccer clinics led by some of the world’s top soccer players.
Commenting on the event, Mr. Ted Chan, Chief Operating Officer, Japan, said; “We are very excited to be bringing the GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT EUROJAPAN CUP to Japan for the first time this summer.” He added, “GEG will continue to support a wide variety of sports and cultural events by bringing the world’s best entertainment to Japan while helping to raise Japan’s profile across the world. We also hope through our sponsorship, to support the development of soccer in Japan and make a contribution to local communities for many years to come.
Galaxy Entertainment Group and their partners, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, with whom GEG is preparing to enter the Japan market, have a long association with world class sporting events, including the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League (previously known as: FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix) and the Macau International Marathon, the Monaco Grand Prix and the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. Both GEG and SBM are dedicated to the promotion of sports and to giving back to the communities they serve.
About the GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT EUROJAPAN CUP
2017-2018 English Premier League champions Manchester City FC will be visiting Japan this summer on a pre-season tour, and will face Yokohama F. Marinos in the GALAXY ENTERTAINMENT EUROJAPAN CUP exhibition match at the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama.
Date: Saturday 27th July 2019
Venue: Nissan Stadium, Yokohama
Teams: Yokohama F. Marinos and Manchester City FC
Kick-off time: 7:30pm
Organisers: Japan Football Association, Japan Professional Football League (J League), Zepp Live Inc., Nippon Television Network Corporation
Please visit https://www.eurojapancup.com/ for more details.