Yalova based company DowAksa sponsors Yalovaspor. The three year contract was signed yesterday.
One of the world’s few and Turkey’s only carbon fiber manufacturer DowAksa sponsors Yalovaspor. Founded by two world giant companies Dow Chemical Company and Aksa Akrilik, DowAksa will be contributing to Yalovaspor for strengthening the youth team of the soccer club.
The three year contract was signed at a ceremony attended by Yalova Governor Muammer Erol, Yalova Deputy Mayor Mustafa Tutuk, Yalovaspor President Onay Tuna, DowAksa CEO and Turkey General Manager Douglas Parks, DowAksa ve Yalovaspor executives.
"Yalovaspor is walking to the future"
The ceremony started with Yalova Governor Muammer Erol’s speech. Erol highlighted that soccer clubs mean a lot to cities and “therefore should be supported with effort. I believe it’s the respnsibility of each citizen. As the authorities of this city, we highly value the contribution of DowAksa, one of the most important industrial companies of this city. The aim here is to create a platform where Yalova’s people and youth can express themselves by using the soccer club. I believe we will reach this target.”
Yalova Deputy Mayor Mustafa Tutuk said: "We would like to thank DowAksa for this sponsorship. As the Municipality, we will continue to support Yalovaspor and do all that we can to see the team in the upper league."
Yalovaspor President Onay Tuna stated that they’re there to sign a 3 year sponsorship agreement between DowAksa and Yalovaspor worth 100 thousand USD annualy. “Our aim is to take our team to the professional league and to strengthen our youth team.”
Yalova is a thriving city in all aspects. It has a huge potential for growth in many areas. As DowAksa, we are committed to this city and its people.
DowAksa CEO and Turkey General Manager Douglas Parks started his speech explaining the importance of Yalova for DowAksa, “The story of DowAksa started in 2012 in Yalova. Thanks to its advanced technology, innovative solutions and amazing employees, in a short time it has become a company that exports 80% of its products contributing significantly to both Turkey and Yalova’s economies, a fully integrated solution provider which has placed Turkey among the few carbon fiber manufacturer countries in the world, a company which hopefully makes Yalova proud. We would like to thank the people of Yalova for all their support in creating this success story. ” Parks then emphasized the importance of this sponsorship for Yalovaspor’s future and said; “Yalova is a thriving city in all aspects. It has a huge potential for growth in many areas. As DowAksa, we are committed to this city and its people. By sponsoring Yalovaspor and investing in the future of these young players, I strongly believe we will be witnessing another success story come to life. We will continue to do our part to bring this team -which has raised many talented players in its history - to the place it deserves.”