OPET, which continues to support sports for the development and international achievements of Turkish sports, becomes the energy sponsor of the Turkish Basketball Federation. As per the agreement concluded between the Turkish Basketball Federation and OPET, OPET will supply the fuel of all federation vehicles for two years as the official fuel supplier of the basketball national teams.
OPET, the dynamic and innovative brand of the fuel oil sector, continues its support in sports. OPET, the brand of Turkey, becomes the energy sponsor of the Turkish Basketball Federation and the supply sponsor of the European Championship (EuroBasket 2017). The sponsorship agreement for two years was signed by Turkish Basketball Federation President Hidayet Türkoğlu and OPET General Manager Cüneyt Ağca at the ceremony organized at Ülker Sports Arena. TBF CEO Ömer Onan also attended the signature ceremony where Mustafa Özben, closely known by the basketball community, assumed the role of the host.
TBF President Hidayet Türkoğlu: “The support of private companies is very valuable for us with respect to the sustained development of our Federation…”
TBF President Hidayet Türkoğlu, who started his words by inviting everyone to support the A National Team at EuroBasket 2017, continued as follows: "The support of private companies is very valuable for us with respect to the sustained development of our Federation. We evaluate this not only from the sponsorship perspective, but also from the perspective of private companies staking a claim and adding value to sports. I would like to extend my sincerest thanks to all our institutions and organizations that offer support for the development of our basketball, once more before all of you. We are enjoying the enthusiasm of acting together with our organizations in the private sector; in addition to the public support we receive in order to achieve our objectives. Within this context, I am delighted to announce that OPET is now the energy sponsor EuroBasket and our federation. I am happy to welcome the entire OPET family; and would like to wish outstanding achievements to our National Team that will compete in EuroBasket in this challenging tournament.”
OPET General Manager Cüneyt Ağca: “Our young, dynamic, fast and innovative brand image and the energy of our National Team will complement each other”
OPET General Manager Cüneyt Ağca, who spoke at the signature ceremony, said “We are highly honored to support the values of our country as a company, established and growing in this country.” Ağca continued his words as follows: “As a company that contributes in the formation of a more conscious society, by staking claims on education, health, environment and historical values, we also reflect this vision onto our sports sponsorships. We concentrate on sponsorship activities in fields that we believe to have the potential to transform into social benefit. Sports is a field that OPET brand supports and adopts, because it brings people together at a common spot and passion, and connotes positive concepts such as action, energy, health, entertainment, unity, achievement. As you already know, we are also the supply sponsor of our A National Football Teams. Today we, as the sole domestic company among the major brands of the sector, are proud to offer support also to basketball, which is the most popular sports of the Turkish people following football, in order to carry the achievements of Turkish sports to the future. We wish our Team success in the EuroBasket 2017 contests that will be played during August 31-September 17.”
OPET, which creates a difference in the Turkish fuel oil distribution sector by its new products and services, rapidly growing station network and social responsibility approach, also attracts attention by the support it offers to sports and culture-arts. OPET is the official fuel supplier of the national teams as per its agreement with the Turkish Football Federation.
The commercial prepared by OPET, which is the energy sponsor of the A National Basketball team, prepared about this collaboration will be aired prior to the EuroBasket 2017 contests. OPET also aims to boost the team's energy on the court with the march it has prepared specially for the A Nationals.