Global News

7 August 2008

Suzuki becomes title sponsor of ASEAN Football Federation Cup

Suzuki Motor Corporation is pleased to announce its support for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Cup as the tournament’s title sponsor.

The AFF Suzuki Cup 2008 is the biggest football tournament in the ASEAN region since 1996. Aimed at raising the standard of ASEAN football to a world-class level and at making football more popular in the region, it will decide the top footballing nation among the AFF’s 11 members: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and Timor-Leste.

The preliminary competition for the AFF Suzuki Cup 2008 will begin on 17 October in Cambodia. The finals will be played from 5 to 28 December in Thailand, Indonesia, and other ASEAN countries.

Suzuki is also supporting a wide range of other sporting events including the East Asian Football Championship 2008 and the QUALIFIERS 2010™ which is a football sponsorship package consisting 170 of the 268 matches of European qualification. Through ongoing support for events embodying the same excitement and passion for life that are communicated by Suzuki’s global “Way of Life!” slogan, Suzuki aims to heighten its brand awareness and convey its passion for making great vehicles to sport fans around the world.

Overview of AFF Suzuki Cup 2008

Preliminaries: 17 to 25 October 2008 (in Cambodia)
Finals (Group Stage): 5 to 10 December 2008 (in Thailand and Indonesia)
Finals (Knockout Stage): 16 to 28 December 2008 (in countries, qualified through the group stage, home and away)