Lomza Kielce! The new title sponsor of the 17-times Polish handball champions and 2016 Champions League winners have been presented in Legionow hall. It is the Łomża brand, belonging to the largest Polish brewing company, VAN PUR SA From the new season, the team will perform in all competitions under the name ŁOMŻA VIVE Kielce. The contract was signed for 4 years with the possibility of extension.
- It is a special moment for us to establish cooperation with the best team in the history of Polish handball. For years, the team has been providing fans with many reasons to be proud and achieves outstanding results in Poland and in the world. By signing a sponsorship agreement, we want to support her in the fight for more victories and provide opportunities for further, equally impressive development – said Jagoda Iwańczuk , President of VAN PUR SA, owner of the Łomża brand – Our brands have a lot in common – we are always there where emotions arise, we want them deliver and accompany them. Therefore, I have no doubt that our cooperation will be successful.
As part of the agreement, the Łomża brand will have the right to use the title of the titular sponsor, and its logotype will be placed on the t-shirts of players who will play their first match in new outfits on August 14. The sponsor’s logo will also be placed on advertising boards during meetings, conference walls, team coaches as well as invitations and tickets, used in the team’s social media channels, and will also be displayed during the national games of PGNiG Superliga, EHF Champions League and in video materials prepared by Telewizja Klubowa ŁOMŻA VIVE Kielce. The Łomża brand will obtain the right to use the image of the players and the team.
- I am very happy that we can all meet here today announcing such good news – said the President of KS VIVE Handball Kielce SA, Bertus Servaas– Here, in Hala Legionów, the heart of our club, where, together with the team and fans, we experienced many emotions. The positive and the negative, but most importantly, we’ve always been together. Behind us is a very difficult period, which – I emphasize again – we survived together, and I am very grateful to everyone who supported us in any way during this time. I am bursting with pride and joy that today, by signing the contract with Van Pur SA, we are finishing this stage. Thank you very much, Mrs. President for the beautiful words, it is great that the club is perceived in this way by our new Sponsor. Sponsor and Partner who extended a helping hand to us, appreciating the importance of this club for Polish sport, handball and our city. I believe that by joining two cities, Łomża and Kielce, we will create a beautiful project, a great team, in the coming seasons,
The economic situation related to the coronavirus epidemic meant that in June the team lost its long-term sponsor, which made the maintenance of the current composition questionable. At the end of July, cooperation with the second title sponsor – PGE was also completed.
We appreciate the enormous contribution of President Bertus Servaas to the consistent building of the club’s power for so many years. Therefore, together we decided to leave the VIVE brand in the team name – respected by fans, perfectly associated and with an established position in the sports world. It is our way of honoring the team’s successes and building a new history for the team based on its rich tradition. We are very happy that we can join forces at such a special moment for the team. We believe that together we will make ŁOMŻA VIVE Kielce, one of the best teams in Europe, fight for further triumphs in the Champions League – added Jagoda Iwańczuk.
Van Pur SA is the largest, independent Polish brewing company in Central and Eastern Europe. Van Pur SA beers are brewed in five breweries drawing on the diverse traditions of Polish regions and many years of history: in Browar Łomża (established in 1968), Browar Zabrze, celebrating its 160th anniversary this year, Browar Koszalin (established in 1874), The Jędrzejów Brewery, whose brewing traditions in the region date back to the Middle Ages, and the Rakszawa Brewery.