KDDI CORPORATION. enters into contractual agreement with JFA to support Samurai Blue (Japan National Team)
25 August 2016
The Japan Football Association announced that they entered into a contractual agreement with KDDI CORPORATION. KDDI will become one of the six sponsors supporting the Japan National Team. KDDI’s company profile and logo is described below.
Comments by Mr. TANAKA Takashi, KDDI CORPORATION President and Representative Director and Mr. TASHIMA Kohzo, President of JFA, are as follows:
Date of establishment:
June 1, 1984
3-10-10, Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-8460, Japan
Mr. TANAKA Takashi, KDDI CORPORATION President and Representative Director
It is an honour for us to be able to contribute to the most popular sports in the world, namely football. We appreciate the demeanour in which the Japan National Football Team is playing—with pride, fairness, and strong determination to win. Our mobile business, au, centres its value around the concept of “new freedom,” bringing new and better experiences to our customers. We are constantly trying to improve and move forward.
Mr. TASHIMA Kohzo, President of Japan Football Association
We sincerely appreciate KDDI for becoming of one of sponsors and supporting companies for the Japan National Football Team. Their mobile business, au, is very popular among younger generations and it can provide the means to increase the number of supporters. I am enthralled by the possibilities and new dimensions it can add in viewing national-team matches by using their excellent telecommunications technology. We look forward to working with KDDI for the long haul. Lastly, once again, we thank KDDI for supporting us.
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