Big sponsorship win for Bosham FC
PUBLISHED: 17:07 30 April 2012 | UPDATED: 21:20 20 February 2013
Sussex County League football team, Bosham FC won a sponsorship package worth up to £20,000 with home improvement retailer Wickes.
Sussex County League football team, Bosham FC won a sponsorship package worth up to 20,000 with home improvement retailer Wickes.
The Division Three club, founded in 1901, won the competition which ran in The Suns Supergoals supplement. It was the winner out of almost 300 entries.
The sponsorship deal included a full clubhouse makeover at its Walton Road base as well as Wickes branded kits and professional team training. The club also receives a full match report once a month in the Supergoals section.
Bosham FC Manager, Tony Hancock, known as Big Tone, said: We are so happy to have won this sponsorship package with Wickes. Its a well-needed boost for all of our players, chairman and committee, and such an honour to have been picked out of all the teams who entered.
The players day jobs range from primary school teacher to trainee tree surgeon.
Wickes Brand Marketing Director, Tony Holdway, attended the unveiling party and says: Everyone here at Wickes has been delighted to be helping Bosham FC. The local support for the team is fantastic, and is a great example of how football can bring a community together.