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TBC Bank Becomes General Sponsor of Georgian Rugby Union

Ruby is Our Game – TBC Bank has become a title sponsor of the Georgian Rugby Union and the National Team.

The decision was unveiled at the joint news conference that was held today with the participation of the TBC Bank managers, the Rugby Union representatives, rugby players and reporters.

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Under the bilateral agreement, TBC Bank has become a general sponsor of the Georgian Rugby Union, the national rugby team, Georgian rugby teams of all age categories. Moreover, TBC Bank is one of the main partners of the National Sevens Team.

The main objective of this cooperation between the Georgian Rugby Union and TBC Bank is to establish rugby and rugby values in the Georgian society and to make rugby an inseparable part of the Georgian culture and to enhance its popularization on both domestic and international levels.

“Today two successful brands TBC Bank and Georgian Rugby have laid a cooperation foundation to make the Georgian society happier. We should regain the feeling of victory. Rugby is not only a variety of sports. This is a  philosophy of achieving the victory. To achieve the victory, you should move every time. Therefore, rugby is interesting sport for us and Rugby is Our Game!”, Mamuka Khazaradze, the head of the TBC Bank supervisory board, told the joint news-conference.

Under the long-term cooperation, the Georgian national rugby team will get ready for the 2016 Rugby Europe championship with the support of TBC Bank.

The parties plan to carry out many joint events and campaigns, including social projects and renovation of the Rugby branded store. On February 6, in the first meeting of the Rugby Europe championship, the Georgian national team will meet with Germany and the Georgian national team will play under the TBC Bank brand name.

In 2017 Georgia will host the world rugby under-20 championship. The Georgian national team will play under the TBC Bank brand name.

„We express deep gratitude to TBC Bank for its support. We have paved our way to the present with victories and we will continue this way jointly with the partners, with which we have joint visions. We promise our society to make rugby a people’s sport and we will reach this objective jointly with the new partners”, the Georgian Rugby Union president Gocha Svanidze said.

Georgian traditional LeloBall takes origins in the ancient times. The contemporary rugby game is an honorable continuation of this tradition. This is a heritage that should be transmitted to the next generations and TBC Bank team is happy to make a considerable contribution to this important national project.