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KFC Türkiye Becomes the Main Sponsor of Women's Volleyball 1st League

September 13, 2023
Signing Event

KFC Türkiye, operating under İŞ Gıda, has become the main sponsor of the Women's Volleyball 1st League, one of Türkiye's important volleyball leagues, with the aim of supporting women's volleyball and contributing to national sports.

The signing ceremony, organized by the Turkish Volleyball Federation and KFC Türkiye, took place on Tuesday, September 5th, at the TVF Burhan Felek Vestel Volleyball Hall, with the participation of press, hosted by TVF President Mehmet Akif Üstündağ and İŞ Gıda Group CEO Feliks Boynuinceoğlu. With this sponsorship, the Women's Volleyball 1st League will be referred to as KFC Women's Volleyball 1st League in the 2023-2024 season.

Regarding the collaboration with KFC Türkiye, Mehmet Akif Üstündağ, President of the Turkish Volleyball Federation, said: “We are once again experiencing historic days for Turkish volleyball. We can see what Turkish volleyball is achieving and where it has come every day. Turkish volleyball continues to be a source of pride for all of us. The reigning world champions, the "Filenin Sultanları" (Sultans of the Net), became European champions for the first time in history by defeating Serbia in the finals of the European Championship. Our next goal is to excel in any competition that Turkey and Turkish volleyball will take pride in. Our aim is to participate in and achieve success at the Olympic Games to be held in Paris. We have the strength to accomplish this. There have been significant efforts behind the achievements of Turkish volleyball, and I would like to express my gratitude to all our sponsors and stakeholders. Today, we are delighted to announce a partnership with KFC Turkey, as they become the title sponsor of the Women's Volleyball 1st League. I would like to extend my thanks to the entire KFC Turkey family, especially CEO Feliks Boynuinceoğlu.”

Starting his speech by congratulating the Women's National Volleyball Team on their championship at the European Volleyball Championship, İŞ Gıda Group CEO Feliks Boynuinceoğlu stated, "We are proud of the achievements in the field of volleyball on a global scale, thanks to the valuable efforts of our federation and volleyball teams. We believe in the importance of supporting the teams and athletes competing in all our leagues for the continued success of volleyball in our country. With this motivation and belief, as İŞ Gıda, with our KFC brand, we have taken a step forward on this path by sponsoring the Women's Volleyball 1st League, where competition and excitement are increasing day by day. We are aware that the Women's Volleyball 1st League is an important league that shapes the future of our volleyball. Today, we are excited and happy to contribute to the big goals of volleyball and the successes to be achieved in the future. "Be your best self" and "Make a difference" are the core values of our KFC brand. With this collaboration, we want to support our volleyball players in showcasing their unique talents, making a difference with their achievements, and inspiring all young girls and women. I would like to thank our valuable President, the entire team of the Turkish Volleyball Federation, and everyone involved for making this collaboration possible. I hope our collaboration will be auspicious for all the volleyball teams in the KFC Women's Volleyball 1st League and the volleyball community."

After the signing, Mehmet Akif Üstündağ, President of the Turkish Volleyball Federation, thanked KFC Türkiye for its contributions to women's volleyball in the country and presented a gift to KFC Türkiye. İŞ Gıda Group CEO Feliks Boynuinceoğlu presented a specially designed gift to President Mehmet Akif Üstündağ in memory of the day. In its support for young athletes, KFC Türkiye made a donation to Ankara TVF Sports High School in memory of today's event, on behalf of the attending press members.

About KFC:

KFC, which opened its first restaurant in Turkey in 1989, operates under İŞ Gıda. KFC Türkiye, with over 5000 employees in 38 provinces and more than 260 restaurants, continues to grow day by day, bringing fresh flavors to its guests. The secret to KFC's finger-licking taste lies in locally sourced freshly prepared chickens with 11-spice&herbs secret recipe. With this, KFC stands apart from classic fast-food restaurant chains.

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