It is with great delight that the Central Coast Mariners can announce they have become even better “mates” with their good friends at MATE as they take on the role of major sponsor for the 2021/22 season.
Having been the Mariners co-major partner since 2018, MATE has taken on the full role as Major Sponsor for the club and will be on the front of both home and away jerseys for the 2021/22 season along with the sleeve on all Academy jerseys as well.
Mariners CEO Shaun Mielekamp echoed the delight that many at the club are having in this new partnership.
”This is an exciting announcement for the club and a great sign of the commitment to the community and football on the Coast by the team at MATE. The opportunity to take this partnership to the next level is an exciting time for everyone at the club, following the last three years which has seen a shared focus on delivering the best for the region” Mielekamp said.
“I want to take this opportunity to thank the amazing passion, leadership and support provided by David and Mark Fazio who are not only avid football fans themselves, but have a genuine interest and passion for the Central Coast region.”
“The hand-over of the Major Sponsor position for the club has been well received by everyone and MasterFoods will continue as the clubs’ official community partner ensuring that the sauce bottles will remain an iconic part of every Mariners home games.”
“Every age group of our Academy, our Men’s and Women’s NPL programs, our A-League side as well as the Central Coast community will all benefit from this partnership announcement, boosting our matchday experiences to be even more exciting and engaging than ever, but more importantly, allowing the club to continue to grow” he closed.
MATE have been committed to the Central Coast Community and the Mariners for the last three years and MATE CEO David Fazio can frequently be seen at Central Coast Stadium supporting the Yellow and Navy. Being active football fans, they have a great passion for not only the professional level, but local grassroots level too.
“What we have seen for the last few seasons with the Central Coast Mariners is the fighting spirit of a team that has a whole region behind them” Fazio said.
“At MATE, while we may be a telecommunications company, that is not what makes up our DNA!”
“We have a competitive spirit which ensures we deliver on our goals of what our customers (mates) want. The authentic connections the Central Coast community have with the Mariners is something we need to be a part of.”
“For all Mariners fans, we look forward to being even better mates with you in season 2021/22!” he concluded.
To see what MATE can offer you, head on over to their website here.