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News numbre:  8806281073
2009-09-19 - 16:57

Italian Company to Sponsor Iran's National Football Teams

TEHRAN (FNA)- An Italian producer of sports tools and equipment is due to sponsor Iran's national football teams in different age categories for 5 years, a senior Iran Football Federation (IFF) official announced on Saturday.

"The final arrangements have been made in connection with this sponsor," IFF Deputy Head Mehdi Taj told FNA, confirming reports the Iranian national team's Italian sponsor.

The Italian Legga company has reached an agreement with Iran for sponsoring Iran's national football teams for 5 years.

The company has agreed to pay $800,000 annually for Iran's national football squad. The sum will reach $950,000 in the final two years. Every championship will be awarded separately.

Heretofore, Iran's second giant carmaker SAIPA sponsored the country's national football team.