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Sunway University of Malaysia Partner With County

26 January 2018

Newport County AFC are delighted to announce an exciting partnership with Sunway University of Malaysia who we can unveil as our Official Sleeve Sponsor ahead of tomorrow’s Emirates FA Cup 4th Round tie against Tottenham Hotspur.

 

Since the 4th Round draw, we have been considering a variety of organisations to partner with for tomorrows historic match. The Club are delighted to announce we have chosen to partner with Sunway University, one of the top 2.5% leading intuitions in Asia.

Located in the heart of South East Asia and established in 2004, the University has experienced exceptionally high levels of academic and commercial success since its launch in 2004 and is blessed with a thriving International Student Community.

It's campus in Kuala Lumpur teaches a wide array of programmes created to enable bright young minds, from varied backgrounds to become talented entrepreneurs and future business leaders.

 

Speaking about the partnership Senior Executive Director Dr Elizabeth Lee stated ‘The clubs spirt and endeavours against Leeds United and over the past year truly encapsulates achievement over adversity and it’s fair to say, the community spirit evident at Newport County AFC mirrored are own values here at Sunway University Malaysia’. 

 

The partnership is the Clubs second of its kind in the Asian market following the Clubs summer kit deal with FBT owned by the Romero Group.

County Chief Executive Alex Tunbridge described the partnership for Saturday’s match as ‘A great opportunity to showcase the values and achievements of the Club over the past year with a global television audience. The Sunway University Partnership is a great example of two like mined organisations with hard working values coming together to support the next chapter in the development of the Club’.

 

For more information about Sunway University (whose students will be watching live in Malaysia at 1.30am on Sunday morning) please click here. 


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