vivo partners with UA&P Men's Futsal Team to launch 2024 Inter-Collegiate Futsal League

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Global smartphone leader, vivo, has proudly partnered with the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P) Physical Education (PE) Department and Men's Futsal Varsity Team on June 3, 2024, underscoring its commitment to health, fitness, and community engagement.

As a prestigious partner of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and UEFA Euro 2024, vivo extends its support to the local level by sponsoring UA&P's Inter-Collegiate Futsal Tournament and High 5 Men's Open Tournament.

The upcoming event, named the UA&P - vivo PH Inter-Collegiate Futsal League 2024, will run from August to December 2024.

Futsal or futbol sala, an indoor version of football, continues to grow in popularity, and vivo’s sponsorship aims to further boost its visibility and participation.

The official contract signing ceremony saw UA&P represented by Tournament Director and UA&P Team Manager Angelica Ysabelle Ang, Tournament Chair and PE Department Head Christian Dominguez, and Team Manager Kassandra Benipayo. vivo Philippines was represented by Brand Marketing Department Head Liu Lu. 

In a symbolic gesture of partnership, both organizations exchanged Little V and Uappy the Dragon dolls.

Liu Lu expressed enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, "We at vivo are thrilled to support the UA&P Men's Futsal Varsity Team. This collaboration is a testament to our dedication to fostering sportsmanship and promoting a healthy, active lifestyle. We look forward to seeing the positive impact this tournament will have on the community."

Several futsal players attended the event, enjoying the opportunity to test out vivo’s latest smartphone models, further highlighting the brand’s innovative and community-oriented approach.