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Mumbai City FC announce Stake News as principal partner

Mumbai City FC have today announced an association with online sports news portal Stake News as the Club’s new Principal Partner on a multi-year partnership.

As a part of this association, Stake News will appear on the front of the Mumbai City First Team match and training kits through the 2022-23 season and beyond.

Along with featuring on matchdays and at the Islanders’ training facility, Stake News will be integrated in the club’s digital communication. Fans will have an opportunity to follow regular updates around the Islanders on Stake News’ official website (

Kandarp Chandra, CEO, Mumbai City FC said:

“We are delighted to partner with Stake News and welcome them to the Mumbai City family. Through the recent years, our focus has remained on bringing the fans closer to the club, both physically and digitally. Stake News’ support will help us accentuate our intent of engaging with our fans not just online, but on ground as well in what will be the first time we see fans return to the stadiums after two years. On behalf of Mumbai City, I would like to express my gratitude to Stake News and we look forward to building a successful relationship with our new Principal Partner.”

Akhil Sarin, Director of Acquisition, Stake News said:

“Stake News is delighted that Mumbai City FC has signed us on as their Principal Partner for the upcoming season. We fully bought into the club’s plans for expansion and can’t wait to see our branding on the shirt. This partnership will give us an opportunity to build a community of sports enthusiasts in India by bringing resourceful news and driving key awareness within the global sports market.”

About Mumbai City FC   

 Mumbai City FC is Mumbai’s club in the Hero Indian Super League. Mumbai City FC won the unique ‘double’ (Hero ISL League Winners and ISL title) in the 2020-21 season. The Islanders represented India on the Asian stage in the 2022 AFC Champions League, where they finished second in Group B and also became the first Indian club to register wins in Asia’s premier club competition.

The team’s logo is a reflection of a resilient fortress that stands proudly, surrounding the logo that signifies the unrelenting, determined spirit of the city. The seven stars symbolise the islands that form Mumbai, giving the club the apt nickname of The Islanders. Trains that are the very lifeline of the city ply millions of Mumbaikars across its vast expanse and connect these islands. Each passenger, each citizen of the city, is bound together by their love for the place they call home. 20 million citizens, 20 million hearts pulse to a single beat – the heartbeat of Mumbai.

City Football Group is currently providing advisory services to the Club. CFG has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority investment in Mumbai City FC. The purchase is awaiting final approvals.

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