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3 August 2018

Gazprom Export and FC Austria Wien have signed a sponsorship agreement

Gazprom Export has signed a sponsorship agreement with FC Austria Wien. The agreement is aimed at projects of the Austrian football club for the support of youth and junior sport.

 

Background

Gazprom has a long-lasting and close economic in relationship gas supplies with Austria that lasts for 50 years.  In 1968, the first agreement for supplying natural gas from the USSR to Austria was signed with Österreichische Mineralölverwaltung (ÖMV). Today, Austria is among the major buyers of Russian gas. In 2017, exports reached a record 9.1 billion cubic meters.

Gazprom Group supports a range of globally renowned football clubs, and is an official partner of the UEFA Champions League.

FC Austria Wien is one of the most famous football clubs in the Republic of Austria. The club includes the regular team, the Young Violets (19-21 years), and the Youth Academy that consists of the  Junior Football Academy (7-14 years) and the Premium Football Academy (15-18 years).
 

 

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