DAVAO Aguilas brought another major sponsor on board as it formally signed a partnership with top airline Cebu Pacific on Thursday.
CebuPac vowed to support the club in its continuous rise as one of the premier sides in the country while expressing support for the club's activities outside of football.
“Cebu Pacific has always shown our support to initiatives that bring people together. Sports is one such avenue to highlight the value we put on building connections and teamwork,” said Candice Iyog, vice-present for marketing and distribution of Cebu Pacific Air.
“It’s timely that we get this chance to support a football club from Davao. It’s a welcome opportunity to bring in another organization into our wide network of partners," she added.
The popular airline is the second major sponsor brought in by the rising club from Mindanao after getting the support of San Miguel Corp. midway last season.
CebuPac is also the first in its industry to get involved in club football club in the country - a practice that is common for major airlines in Europe.
“As we represent Davao and the Philippines, we are proud and grateful to receive the support of truly global Filipino brands like Cebu Pacific,” said Michael Shaw, general manager of the Davao Aguilas Football Club.
“We align with the airline’s values of raising competencies and the constant drive to develop excellence in any chosen field. Davao Aguilas FC is looking to take flight with Cebu Pacific at its back," he added.
Davao is currently in second place in the Philippines Football League (PFL) with two wins and two draws - good for eight points after four games.