MPFL 2019 announce official sponsors
The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) announced the names of four official sponsors for the inaugural Malaysia Premier Futsal League (MPFL) 2019 season which is set to commence this weekend.
The four sponsors were Yoodo, a digital mobile telecommunications services company; Joma, the brand for the official match ball of the competition; 100PLUS, Malaysia’s first isotonic drink and Astro, the official live broadcasters of selected matches via the Astro Go platform.
FAM Vice President, Datuk Haji Rosmadi Ismail who is also the FAM Chairman of Futsal and Beach Soccer Committee is pleased with the announcement of the four companies as sponsors, thereby enlivening the first ever professional futsal league in the country.
“My heartfelt gratitude to Yoodo, Joma, 100PLUS and Astro for coming forward to be among the first sponsors for MPFL. Your names will surely be recorded in national futsal history because it is in conjunction with FAM organizing the first edition of the professional national futsal competition.
“Of course, I’m excited to see that MPFL has garnered the support of our sponsors as we kick-off with the inaugural season this weekend, starting with the first match between Kedah and Terengganu in Alor Setar on Saturday (22nd June 2019), followed by three matches on Sunday (23rd June 2019) with KL City FC taking on Pulau Pinang, Kuala Lumpur versus Pahang and Selangor versus Perak in Shah Alam.
“With the presence of these sponsors, I am confident the MPFL 2019 will be able to attract futsal fans in Malaysia to turn up in full voice at respective venues, thus fueling the players of all teams to put on more energetic and high-quality performances,” said Datuk Haji Rosmadi at the MPFL 2019 Sponsors Announcement Ceremony 2019 at Wisma FAM.
The MPFL 2019 men’s category, consisting of nine teams namely Kedah, Kuala Lumpur, KL City FC, Melaka, Pahang, Perak, Penang, Selangor and Terengganu will run for three months, from 22nd June 2019 to 29th September 2019 with 18 matchdays (home & away) in venues nationwide from Shah Alam, Ipoh, Penang, Alor Setar, Kuala Terengganu and Kuantan. The women’s category consisting of four teams will start this July.
Full schedule of the MPFL 2019 matches at https://bit.ly/2KpWXAO