The wait is over - yesterday Eintracht Frankfurt presented the new main sponsor: Krombacher, a brewery situated not too far from the Eintracht region. Read also about a test match win and Ricardo Clark leaving the club.
Left to right: Heribert Bruchhagen (CEO / Eintracht Frankfurt), Uwe Riehs (Head of Marketing / Krombacher) and Hendrik Schiphorst (Vice President Teams / SPORTFIVE)
The brewery's logo will be on the Eintracht jersey for one year and thereafter Krombacher will continue to support the club as a premium partner. The contract runs for both Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga and guarantees Krombacher numerous presenter's rights and PR related benefits as well as the exclusive licence as supplier for the counters of the Commerzbank Arena.
Eintracht Frankfurt are glad to team up with a strong partner such as Krombacher and look forward to a successful collaboration. Heribert Bruchhagen (CEO / Eintracht Frankfurt), Uwe Riehs (Head of Marketing / Krombacher) and Hendrik Schiphorst (Vice President Teams / SPORTFIVE) all expressed their delight and satisfaction about the collaboration.
Benny Köhler was the man of the test match v SG Anspach scoring five goals on his own. A crowd of 3,000 saw a 10-0 Eintracht win due to additional goals of Occean (2), Friend, Idrissou and Celozzi. The match was also held to celebrate th 150th anniversary of SG Anspach.
Eintracht players used: Özer - Celozzi (76' Wille), Jung, Butscher, Oczipka (46' Djakpa) - Schwegler (46' Lanig), Rode (46' Meier), Aigner (46' Matmour), Inui (46' Friend), Köhler (46' Kittel) - Occéan (46' Idrissou).
Upcoming test matches:
VfR Aalen (20/07/2012, 19h CET in Crailsheim)
FK Pirmasens (21/07/2012, 16h CET at Sportpark Husterhöhe)
SV Waldhof Mannheim (25/07/2012, 19h CET at Carl-Benz-Stadion)
FC Valencia (11/08/2012, 15:30h CET, Commerzbank Arena)
US American midfielder Ricardo Clark and the club agreed to terminate the contract at the end of July. Clark had joined at the beginning of 2010 (14 Bundesliga appearances, 1 in BL2) and was recently on loan to Norwegian club Stabaek IF. All the best to him in his future!
(HR - 20.07.2012)