Ingrid Card, Group Marketing Manager at Sagicor shared the reasoning behind the company’s sponsorship. “Life on campus is not only about achieving high academic scores, but is also about the ability to maintain excellence through effective time management while participating in clubs, committees and other extracurricular activities.”
Card went on to state: “This is a key factor that makes a university graduate stand out in the world of work. It is a trait synonymous among team members of Sagicor; so it is within reason that we support the UWI Champions League,” said Card.
The league aims to ignite camaraderie among students of the University of the West Indies whilst highlighting the football skills among players of respective blocks on the Mona Campus.
Shawn Parkinson, Games Committee Chairman, UWI Mona Guild says the 16 teams participating in this years’ championship are in a competitive spirit as they aim to attain bragging rights in the 2012 league. “It is an awesome and overwhelming feeling just looking on at the preparations each of the teams has put in place to win this year’s league. We are grateful that Sagicor is on board again,” expressed Parkinson.
Last year, Attica of Taylor Hall won the coveted title 7 to 3 after a nail biting throw down with Block X of Chancellor Hall.
Sagicor Life Jamaica, has once again committed its support to the annual football tournament which saw a four year absence from 2006 to 2010 due to a lack of sponsorship support.