20 Million Support from Folkart to İzmir Sports

million support from folkart to izmir sports
million support from folkart to izmir sports

Folkart, the pioneer and leader company of the industry with the innovative, aesthetic, modern, technological and environmentalist living spaces it has built so far, has added yet another support to its support in the fields of culture, art and sports.

Folkart, a part of Saya Group, became the chest sponsor of the shirts for the football teams of 7 sports clubs in Izmir, which compete in the leagues of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), within the scope of the support project called “Izmir's colors with one heart”.

Göztepe and Altay, which will compete in the Super League, Menemenspor in the 1st League, Bucaspor in the 2nd League 1928, in the 3rd League within the scope of the project shaped by the cooperation of the Izmir Sports Clubs Association Foundation (İZVAK). Karşıyaka and Bergama Belediyespor and İzmirspor, which are in the Regional Amateur League, will have "FOLKART" written on their chests. Folkart will simultaneously sponsor Göztepe and Altay, which will compete in the Super League. In 2015, Folkart, the city's two strong teams, Göztepe and Karşıyakahad sponsored. In 2017, he also supported the football teams in Izmir.

Folkart's sponsorship support was announced to the public at a press conference held at the Swissotel Büyük Efes İzmir Congress Center. İzmir Youth and Sports Provincial Director Murat Eskici, İZVAK President Eli Erten, Göztepe President Mehmet Sepil, Altay President Özgür Ekmekçioğlu, Menemenspor President Tahir Şahin, Bucaspor Board Member Okan Bulut, Karşıyaka President Turgay Büyükkarcı, Bergama Belediyespor President Hasan Canoğlu, İzmirspor President Nedim Topaloğlu and many guests attended.


Folkart Chairman of the Board of Directors Mesut Sancak said, “Until now, we have produced very popular and pioneering projects in our field for our beautiful İzmir. But we are certainly not satisfied with this. We, the private sector and companies in our position undersign corporate social responsibility and corporate philanthropy projects that benefit the city and country they are in; We think that it is very valuable and important for them to support culture, art and sports.”

Stating that they support İzmir and sports clubs in cooperation with İzmir Sports Clubs Association Foundation (İZVAK), Sancak said, “Beautiful İzmir; exactly 144 years ago; In other words, it is the city where the first football match was held in Turkey in 1877. Today, we are signing off on a very important project that befits this past picture. We are breaking new ground both in Izmir and Turkey. We are very proud to be the 'main sponsor of the jersey' for 7 teams operating in İzmir, two of which are in the super league, in this project, which was also shaped by the support of the İzmir Sports Clubs Association Foundation (İZVAK).


“Our sole purpose is to glorify our beautiful İzmir; Saying that to shoulder the struggle and determination of our football teams, Mesut Sancak said:

“Göztepe, Altay, Menemenspor, Bucaspor 1928, Karşıyaka We are proud of our efforts to contribute to the football journeys of Bergama Belediyespor and İzmirspor. In order to embrace the feelings of friendship, peace and love in football, the beautiful people of Izmir; We say “Colors of İzmir, One Heart”. That's why we are so happy. We hope that our teams, which give color to İzmir, will emphasize the value and real power of our teams, achieve new successes and bring a new breath to football. On this occasion, I wish success to all our teams, all fans, athletes and managers in the league.”

Upon a question, Mesut Sancak announced that the said support project had a budget of around 20 million TL.


İZVAK Chairman of the Board Ali Erten and club presidents thanked Folkart Chairman of the Board of Directors Mesut Sancak. İZVAK President Ali Erten said, “As the İZVAK-İzmir Sports Clubs Association Foundation, as a result of our efforts to provide financial resources to our clubs, "Folkart" will be featured in the jerseys of 2021 of our İzmir clubs in the 2022-7 season. We are very pleased with that. We think that it suits our Izmir very well and makes a lot of sense for the clubs of Izmir to go out on the field with the common uniform sponsor. We believe in the power of unity and solidarity. On behalf of our clubs, I would like to thank Folkart, our joint jersey sponsor, and Mr. Mesut Sancak for their support.”

The meeting was the scene of colorful images. President of Altay Özgür Ekmekçioğlu presented the new season jersey of his team to Mesut Sancak, Chairman of Folkart, Mesut Sancak, and his sons Kerem and Fırat Sancak, who are managers in Altay, and Mehmet Sepil, President of Göztepe.



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