Sponsors announced for 2006 AFC President's Cup

The Asian Football Confederation's 2006 President’s Cup moved into top gear on Tuesday with the announcement of the tournament sponsors in a press conference held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Kuching, East Malaysia. TM, Malaysia's number one provider of information communication technologies, and Lea Sports Centre, part of the Lea Group, recognised for being the premier sportswear retail company in East Malaysia, were unveiled as the Official Partners of the tournament.

TM was represented by Haji Omar Zaki Mustafa, State General Manager and Zulkifli Shahari, Assistant General Manager (FAM/MSL Sports Marketing) and Lea Sports Centre was represented by their Corporate Communication Officer, Irene Teo.

Eight National League Club Champions of Asian emerging countries are competing in the second edition of the tournament from 10-21 May in Kuching. The successful inaugural competition was held last year in Nepal. "It represents a tremendous opportunity for club teams to experience participation in a continental sporting event and the possibility to win a prestigious AFC trophy," AFCMedia commented.

See also: AFC President's Cup shifted to Kuching, Sarawak (25 Apr)