Press release -
Yanmar Spreads Excitement in Thailand and Throughout Southeast Asia By Supporting ASEAN Football Federation Championship 2018 as Official Sponsor
\ 19 December 2018 - The ASEAN Football Federation Championship (also known as "AFF SUZUKI CUP 2018") with Yanmar Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Osaka, Japan, President Director: Yamaoka Takehito) as the official sponsor for the tournament, finally came to an end on 15 December. Following the successful sponsorship for the same tournament back in 2016, Yanmar has continued their partnership for the second time.
Yanmar also hosted media and dealers to watch football match together, and held product exhibition booths at match stadiums where the tournament was held. Yanmar took the initiative to pursue the joy of football, and at the same time to unite Southeast Asia within this opportunity. The Yanmar Group, together with people around the world will continue to grow and strive for the realization of societies that are enriched with experiences through the great possibility that football can offer.
ASEAN Football Federation Championship 2018 Yanmar Group Official Video
Yanmar summarized the activities in ASEAN Football Federation Championship into a short video.
The video will be posted can be watched in link below after 19 December 2018.
Yanmar's Other Initiatives on Football in Southeast Asian Countries
■Thailand ：Official Top Partner of Bangkok Glass Football Club
Yanmar has sponsored Bangkok Glass, a professional football club in the Thai Premier League since 2015. Bangkok Glass also has a partnership with Cerezzo Osaka, a football club in J League in Japan that Yanmar supports as the main sponsor, to exchange and train players to contribute to the further development of the team and better life through football in Thailand.
■Indonesia : Yamaoka Scholarship Foundation
Yamaoka Magokichi, founder of Yanmar Group, established Yamaoka Scholarship Foundation through his own private funding. The foundation has been giving scholarship to junior high school students in Jakarta and Surabaya since 2013 and they began to support university students since 2018 to be able to play football while still pursuing their studies.
■Vietnam ：Vietnam National Football Team Top Star Partner
Since 2015, Yanmar has partnership with Vietnam Football Federation to support the Vietnamese football as the “Vietnam National Football Team Top Star Partner” of Vietnamese national football team national team and U - 23 national team. Yanmar sends a turf advisor with knowledge and experience in maintain natural grass ground since 2016 and donated Yanmar tractor in January 2018 to improve the quality of grass in “Yanmar Field”, the official practice field of national team.
About Yanmar Co., Ltd
With beginnings in Osaka, Japan, in 1912, Yanmar was the first to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of a practical size in 1933. Then, with industrial diesel engines as the cornerstone of its enterprise, Yanmar has continued to expand its product range, services, and expertise to deliver total solutions as an industrial equipment manufacturer. As a provider of small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine equipment, machine tools, and components, Yanmar’s global business operations span seven domains.
We have a mission "harmoniously coexisting with nature, solving customer's problems in the field of food production and energy conversion, contributing to a society that leads to the future and a more prosperous lifestyle" and aim contribute to realization of a resource recycling society "A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE" in the business field of “the land”, “the sea” and "the city".
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