Kochi June 15, 2019: Kerala Blasters is proud to announce a 5-year partnership with Jain (Deemed-to-be University), one of the top deemed-to-be-universities in the country. The association was jointly announced at a Press Conference attended by Dr. Chenraj Roychand, President, Jain Group of Institutions, Mr. Tom Joseph, Director-New Initiatives, Jain Deemed-to-be University, Dr. J. Letha, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Jain Deemed-to-be University, Mr. Nimmagadda Prasad, Owner, Kerala Blasters Football Club and Viren D’Silva, CEO, KBFC.
In accordance with the duly signed agreement, Jain University will be displayed behind the Official Club Jersey of Kerala Blasters and the brand will be referred to as the Presenting Sponsor of the Club.
“We are happy to associate with Kerala Blasters FC. The Indian Super League matches have evoked tremendous enthusiasm and have certainly done well for Indian sports. Jain (Deemed-to-be-University) has always supported sports, sports events and encouraged sporting talent as part of its commitment to nation building. Such commitment is reflected in the achievements of our students like Pankaj Advani, Rohan Bopanna, K L Rahul, Karun Nair, Anup Shridhar, Robin Uthappa and many more who have represented India at Olympics and International tournaments. Through our new association with the ISL, we are looking forward to a high-spirited sports tournament.” Said Dr Chenraj Roychand.
“These are exciting times at Kerala Blasters and Jain University, as we come together for the next 5 years to build #Leadersoftomorrow. As a club, the Holistic development of passionate and talented young players on and off the field has always been our focus. We are lucky to have found a partner who shares the same vision. An example of this building association is our young talent, Zayed Bin Waleed, who will now pursue his under-graduate course from Jain Deemed-to-be-University after completion of his schooling from the UAE.”, said Viren D’Silva, CEO, Kerala Blasters FC.