Mumbai: Maharashtra Ironmen in the inaugural edition of the Premier Handball League (PHL) have signed sponsorship deals with the leading sports news & analysis portal DafaNews and packaged-drinking water brand, Oxyrich.
DafaNews has come on board as the title sponsor of the Punit Balan Group-owned team and as part of this deal, their logo will be placed on the front of the jersey. Meanwhile, Oxyrich's logo will be showcased at the back of the jersey.
"I welcome DafaNews and Oxyrich onboard as sponsors of team Maharashtra Ironmen. The team’s objective will be to go deep into the tournament and I am grateful for the support and faith shown. We have a very balanced team and we are confident that handball, the fastest Olympic sport that Maharashtra Ironmen represents will ensure to make every match exciting for the fans of the game," commented Punit Balan Group owner and chairman & managing director Punit Balan.
The Punit Balan Group currently owns nine teams across various sports leagues. Apart from Maharashtra Ironmen as part of the Premier Handball League the group also owns Balan Alaskan Knights as the franchise team in the first-ever Global Chess League, Pune Jaguars in Premier Tennis League, Mumbai Khiladis in the Ultimate Kho Kho, Bengaluru Smashers in Ultimate Table Tennis & he also owns teams in Premier Badminton League, Pro Panja and has recently entered the cricketing arena with his maiden venture, Kolhapur Tuskers in Maharashtra Premier League (MPL).
Maharashtra Ironman is part of the ongoing Premier Handball League being played in Jaipur from 8-23 June 2023.