Panchkula (Haryana), 19 July 2019: One of India’s largest Steel Pipes Manufacturers, APL Apollo was announced as the principal sponsor of Haryana Steelers for the seventh season of the Pro Kabbadi League. The JSW Sports-owned franchise made the announcement at their new home ground in Panchkula which will see APL Apollo begin with a one-year association with the Haryana Steelers. The agreement between the two organizations will see APL Apollo feature as the Principal Sponsors across various platforms, including the Official Playing Kits and the front of the official team jersey.
Sanjay Gupta, Chairman, APL Apollo, said, “Kabaddi is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country, and we are proud to be associated with it through the Haryana Steelers as their Principal Sponsors. The sport has an ever-growing presence in the country including Haryana, and we want to extend our full support to the team in their endeavor of producing excellent results in the Pro Kabaddi League. Our first venture into sports sponsorship was with JSW Sports for Delhi Capitals, and now we are looking forward to an exciting season of the Pro Kabaddi League with the Haryana Steelers.”
Mustafa Ghouse, CEO, JSW Sports, welcomed APL Apollo as the Principal Sponsors of the Haryana Steelers, “We are delighted to announce APL Apollo as the Principal Sponsors of the Haryana Steelers. Being one of India’s largest Steel Pipes Manufacturers, APL Apollo has a major presence in Haryana and throughout the country, and we are looking forward to having a very successful association with them over the course of this season of the Pro Kabaddi League. The league provides a huge opportunity for our home state to celebrate kabaddi which is native to Harayana and I would like to thank everyone at APL Apollo for extending their support to Haryana Steelers.”Founded in 1986, APL Apollo has gone from strength to strength to lead the charge in revolutionizing the Steel Tubes and Pipes manufacturing industry. The company is also the largest producer of Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) Steel Pipes and Sections in the country and is amongst the top-5 Steel Tube manufacturers in the world.
Dharmaraj Cheralathan-led Haryana Steelers will start their Pro Kabaddi League season against Puneri Paltan on Monday, 22nd July 2019 at 20:30hrs IST at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad.
ABOUT HARYANA STEELERS
The Haryana Steelers are one of the newest chapters in the sporting revolution of kabaddi in India. Owned by JSW Sports, the country’s foremost sports firm that has mentored and supported India’s finest athletes in the past decade, the Steelers are rooted at the ancient birthplace of kabaddi and a hotbed of talent, Haryana. The franchise stands for resilience, strength, and tenacity. And given their promoters’ stellar success across sports, the Steelers also aim to be athletes that shatter conventions and rewrite history.