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TIM renews its partnership with Italy's national football teams

The agreement with the FIGC confirms a positive relationship which began in 1999 as well as the Group’s commitment to growth in Italy

04/17/2019 - 05:30 PM

TIM and FIGC are working together for the 20th year in a row. For the next four years, TIM will be the top partner for the national, under-21, women's, five-a-side and beach soccer teams, as well as the various youth ones. The agreement was signed today by TIM’s CEO Luigi Gubitosi and Italian Football Federation President Gabriele Gravina, at the TIM Convention at the Auditorium della Conciliazione in Rome.

TIM’s Chairman Fulvio Conti, FIGC Technical Department President Demetrio Albertini, national under-21s trainer Gigi Di Biagio, 1982 world champion Antonio Cabrini, the 1968 European champions and 1970 world runners-up Gianni Rivera and Giancarlo De Sisti, and 2006 world champion Marco Amelia were in attendance.

'Through the renewal of this important partnership,' declares TIM’s CEO Luigi Gubitosi, 'TIM demonstrates its commitment to Italy and its interest in the continued growth of football, a sport that brings together, under our national team’s colours, values like team spirit, passion for a common goal and respect for a healthy and fair competition. What has always united us and the Italian Football Federation is our constant striving for excellence and top ranking.'

FIGC is proud to be able to announce the renewal of its partnership with TIM,' declares President Gabriele Gravina. 'This partnership represents a union between two Italian institutions of excellence, both of which make decisive investments within their own fields in innovation, involvement and above all their direct contacts' satisfaction. One of the most interesting aspects of the agreement is that it sets up a joint work team to come up with and carry out innovative projects involving the Azzurri and Italian football in general, using new technology.'

Rome, 17 April 2019


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