Chennai: Indian Super League team Chennaiyin Football Club on Thursday launched their home jersey and also announced prominent real estate developers Ozone Group as their principal sponsor.
Chennaiyin FC co-owners Abhishek Bachchan and Vita Dani and Ozone Group CEO Srini Gopalan were present at the occasion along with six players -- Gouramangi Singh, Bojan Djordjic, Bernard Mendy, Harmanjot Khabra, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Abhishek Das.
After unveiling the jersey, Abhishek said, "It's an important day for us as we unveil the jersey of Chennaiyin FC. The boys have been training very hard and as owners we plan to give them all the moral support possible. We hope the quality and standard of Indian football is something the international arena wakes up to."
Vita Dani said, "We are delighted to launch our jersey and are excited to have Ozone Group as the principal sponsor for Chennaiyin FC and welcome them on board. We look forward to working with them in the Hero Indian Super League.
"The decision was made easy as there are definite synergies in our vision for Chennaiyin FC. This association symbolises a shared dream of creating a successful brand and world class franchise."
Ozone Group CEO Srini Gopalan said, "It is due to the love and passion for the game, Ozone Group decided to be a part of ISL and Chennaiyin FC. The Group promotes football at a grass-root level with Ozone Football Academy. At the club, we provide people with the opportunity to pursue football as a career.
Chennaiyin FC start their Hero Indian Super League campaign with an away game against FC Goa on October 15 while their first home fixture is against Kerala Blasters on October 21.