Rexona, Nigeriaâ€™s Number 1 selling deodorant brand, has announced a partnership with Chelsea Football Club. The two champion brands have come together to celebrate and inspire Africans who are making moves – both on and off the field.
According to a press statement released yesterday by the brand, the new agreement is expanding on Chelseaâ€™s existing partnership with Shield in South Africa.
â€œThe new partnership between Chelsea and pan-Africa will inspire young, ambitious Africans who understand that achieving success requires hard work, practice, and absolute dedication â€“ both on and off the field,â€ the statement added.
Regional Marketing Manager for Rexona Africa, Mark Aschmann, said of the partnership: â€œWe are thrilled to announce our partnership with Chelsea Football Club in Africa. Football is the most loved sport in Africa and is a key passion point for our consumers.
â€œThrough this partnership, Rexona wants to provide aspiring and talented footballers across Africa with the opportunity to shine and achieve their goals. Rexonaâ€™s aim is to develop football at grassroots levels, giving African millennials the chance to change their lives.â€ .
Chelsea FC Commercial Director, Chris Townsend, said: â€œWe are delighted to welcome
Rexona as our Official Personal Care Partner across Africa. At Chelsea we pride ourselves on working with some of the worldâ€™s leading companies and so partnering with Africaâ€™s number 1 selling deodorant brand is very exciting for us.
â€œThe Chelsea Foundation continues to lead the way in improving the lives of young people all over the world and we now look forward to extending across Africa, the fantastic grassroots initiative that we have already delivered in South Africa with Shieldâ€.
Assistant Category Manager, George Enema, concluded: â€œConfidence to perform in the moments that matter can often be the difference between winning and losing. With Rexona, anyone can have the confidence to take on the day, no matter what their movements are.
â€œWhen you move with purpose, you get things done. This partnership will paved the way for future African footballers and will give them the confidence and skills to make their dreams to become a reality!â€
Chelsea F.C. is considered one of the most successful soccer clubs in the world, representing athletes at the top of their game.
Players like Eden Hazard, Victor Moses and Cesc FÃ bregas are the embodiment of hard work, commitment, and absolute dedication.