August 19, 2016

Suzuki strikes sponsorship deal for 2016 ASEAN football cup

THE Suzuki Motor Corporation will back this year’s ASEAN Football Championship, it has been learned. This will be the fifth year in a row the company has acted as a sponsor. The biennial AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 is being co-hosted by Myanmar and the Philippines with the tournament to kick off on 19 November.
The two countries will be hosting the group stages of the tournament for the first time since its inception in 1996.
The participating teams will be joined by one team from the Qualification Round competition to be played in Cambodia from 15-21 October.
Hosts Cambodia, Brunei Darussalam, Laos and Timor-Le’ste will fight it out for the one spot at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium.
The AFF Suzuki Cup group stages will be played from 19 to 26 November in Myanmar and the Philippines, followed by the semi-finals and the final from 3 to 17 December which will be contested on a home and away basis.—GNLM


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