Savile Town FC secure O2 sponsorship

Savile Town FC secure O2 sponsorship

SAVILE TOWN FC has secured sponsorship from O2 Dewsbury for the next two seasons.

The phone store will support the club as their teams battle it out in the Huddersfield Junior Football League.

Savile Town FC run an academy for children aged 4-8 and have junior football teams from Under 8s through to Under 15s. The teams have won their respective leagues and a variety of cup competitions in previous seasons.

Zakir Patel, managing director of O2 Dewsbury, said: “We wanted to contribute in some way towards helping grassroots football.

“There is so much money in football these days but not enough of it finds its way down to grassroot level.

“I played for Savile Town seniors many years ago and now my children play for Savile Town FC, so I know first-hand the benefits of them being involved with a friendly and supportive club.

“I was more than happy to offer my support by sponsoring the next generation of Savile Town Football Club players.”

“Junior football teams enable children to hone their skills and keep fit. It teaches them life skills, such as being part of a team and helps develop good communication skills. It also enables them to learn about winning and losing”.

Imtiaz Ameen, Savile Town FC’s chairman, added: “It’s fantastic that a local business wants to support junior football.

“Without the support of people like Zakir, we wouldn’t be able to give so many children living locally the opportunity to play football. 

“We are extremely grateful to Zakir for his contribution to ensure future success of the club.”

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