Following are the organisations serving as sponsors and brand partners to Indian Super League club Chennaiyin FC and enjoying a strong branding presence across their physical and digital assets.
Also read: Indian Super League (ISL) Sponsors 2022-23
The Gurugram, Haryana-headquartered Indian tyre manufacturer has been the main front-of-shirt sponsor for Chennaiyin’s matchday kits since the 2017-18 season. The two last renewed their partnership in November 2020 in a multi-year agreement.
The sports news portal of Limassol-based sports betting company Parimatch was announced as a Principal Sponsor of the club in August 2022.
Also read: Chennaiyin FC Sponsors 2021-22
Having first partnered with the club for the 2020-21 season, Mumbai-headquartered Indian insurance company ACKO was re-signed as an Associate Sponsor of the club in a multi-year deal in September 2021.
Apart from branding rights, the deal entails collaboration over fan-engagement activities while also including “a 360-degree campaign across television, digital content and social media integrations”.
ACKO served as the main sleeve sponsor for Chennaiyin’s matchday kits during the 2020-21 season.
For the 2022–23 season, Chennaiyin FC and men’s grooming company Biker’s are set to continue working together, with the two parties having agreed to extend their partnership, which began last season, that sees Biker’s become an Associate Sponsor of the club.
Apart from branding rights, the deal sees Biker’s provide the players and coaching staff with with its products. The company also serves as the team’s back-of-matchday-shorts sponsor.
GENX, a men’s athleisure and innerwear company and an affiliate of Lux Industries Limited, was announced as an Associate Sponsor of the club in September 2022. The partnership sees the GenX logo feature on the team’s matchday shirt (at the front, below the neck).
The Jalandhar, Punjab-headquartered Indian sports equipment manufacturer was announced as the club’s new Official Kitting Partner in August 2021 on a multi-year deal. Nivia replaced Performax, which served as the official kit supplier to the club for the four seasons prior to that.
The Chennai-based co-working spaces provider was announced as the Official Workspace Partner of the club in October 2019 on a long-term deal. Apart from branding rights, the partnership sees Chennaiyin operate out of Workafella offices.
The Chennai-headquartered Indian electronics brand serves as the Official Audio Partner to the club.
The Chennai-headquartered TMT (Thermo Mechanically Treated) bars manufacturer has also been a long-time partner of the club. GBR has also served as the presenting sponsor of Chennaiyin’s Strongest Player of the Match award.
The partnership between broadband service ACT Fibernet and Chennaiyin FC is a relatively old one. The two parties went their separate ways after the 2019-20 season, but announced a new partnership in September 2022, with ACT Fibernet once again tasked with supplying high-speed internet across the club’s facilities.
Centre for Sports Science
Chennaiyin FC and the Centre for Sports Science (CSS) have been together since 2017. The ISL team has the CSS as their official sports medicine partner for the 2022-23 season as well. The partnership offers the Chennaiyin players well-studied medicinal care with the CSS.
Official Radio Partners
Following radio stations serve as the Official Radio Partners to the club. The partnership entails branding rights as well as exclusive access to the club’s players and staff for interviews.
Fever 91.9 FM
Run by New Delhi-based HT Media, Fever FM is a nationwide radio network that operates in Chennai as Fever 91.9 FM.
94.3 Radio One International
94.3 Radio One is a nationwide commercial radio network that operates in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata and Pune.
GRASSROOTS & YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PARTNER
Based out of Mumbai, Reliance Foundation is a non-profit organisation owned wholly by Mukesh Ambani’s Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries Limited.
As the Grassroots & Youth Development Partner of the club, Reliance Foundation works with them on grassroots-level projects to promote football from a young age.