Updated: Apr 6
“WE STAY TRUE TO OUR MISSION TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL COMMUNITY BY ENDORSING A LOCAL BRAND” SAYS GOTTSCHALK
25 August 2020 - Manila, Philippines: United City Football Club (UCFC) has announced
its new Monte’ Athletics home & away kits ahead of the Philippines Football League
(PFL) season, and the AFC Cup campaign set to take place in Vietnam next month.
United City Football Club (UCFC) co-founder Eric Gottschalk says, “I’m very happy to
announce that Monte’ Athletics will be the official kit supplier of UCFC for the 2020
season. We chose them as we want to stay true to our mission of supporting football in
the Philippines; and this should also include its stakeholders, the local community. We
were right away convinced of the premium quality of the high-performance range of the
Monte’ products, so it was an easy decision to partner with them for our inaugural
Apart from which, Monte’ Athletics will also sell the club’s merchandise, ranging from
replica jerseys to branded face masks, via the online store - Lazada.
Gottschalk also says that this may also be the first time in Philippine football that a club
has launched an official season kit which was jointly designed by both the brand and its
players and at the same time, will be carrying a logo which was part of a public design
competition voted by the fans and promoted on social media through the .
“It all goes back to the fans and the community, without them, we are nothing. Even our
video producer has local heritage, (US based filmmaker Angelo Petroccione Reyes of
Reyes productions), This is only the beginning, and everyone will have a lot to be excited
about this season,” ends Gottschalk.
Fans may purchase the official UCFC Home & Away replica jerseys at the Monte’
Athletics e-commerce shop on Lazada, from 1st week of September 2020 onwards.