Nippon Paint has come forth as an associate sponsor for the first two seasons of the Upcoming Pro Volleyball League.
Pro Volleyball league which is a joint venture the baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation of India Joint Venture is scheduled to start from 2nd February, 2019.
Nippon Paint also sponsor prominent teams of different leagues including Chennai Super Kings of IPL and Chennaiyin FC of ISL following multi-year deals.
S Mahesh Anand, Nippon Paint Decorative Division president said “Volleyball enjoys great popularity across all cities, small towns and villages of India. A professional league for it couldn’t have happened at a better time. We believe that our association with Pro Volleyball will give us a chance to support the sport in the years to come, and in turn, gain substantial traction for our global brand.”
Delighted with the association, Tuhin Mishra, MD and co-founder of Baseline Ventures said, “We are pleased to announce our association with Nippon Paint as sponsors for the Pro Volleyball League. The coming on board of Nippon Paint only testifies the belief of brands in Pro Volleyball League and the future of the sport in India. The League promises to be a smashing success, and will deliver brands unparalleled reach and engagement across geographies and demographics across the length and breadth of the nation.”
The very first inaugural edition of the league will see six discrete franchises from across the six Indian cities. In the playing team’s roster there will be Ahmedabad Defenders, Kerala’s Calicut Heroes, Chennai Spartans, U Mumba Volley, Black Hawks Hyderabad and Kochi Franchise.
The season of the Pro Volleyball League is going to be held at Kochi’s Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium and in Chennai at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
There will be 18 matches will be played having each team playing each other one in a round-robin format.
All the Matches will be broadcast live on Sony Six and Sony Ten 3 which may also be streamed live on the Sony LIV app.