December 08, 2023, New Delhi: EaseMyTrip one of India’s largest online tech travel platforms, has formally announced its strategic collaboration as the principal sponsor for UP Yoddhas – the GMR Group-owned Pro Kabaddi League Franchise representing the state of Uttar Pradesh today. This pivotal partnership signals EaseMyTrip’s entry into the esteemed realm of kabaddi, underscoring the brand’s unwavering commitment to championing a diverse spectrum of sporting endeavors.
Under the ownership of GMR Group, UP Yoddhas made an impactful debut in the Pro Kabaddi League during the fifth season of 2017. Ever since the team has continued to impress fans with their flamboyant yet result oriented game play all throughout, having earned the reputation of being one of the most consistent teams in the Pro Kabaddi League universe. Since their inception in 2017, UP Yoddhas have always made their way to the play-offs and this season they have kicked off their campaign in an equally impressive manner with their eyes set on the summit. The Yoddhas who are currently basking under the glory of a thumping 30 point win over Gujarat Giants will now face Telugu Titans in their next clash on 9th December 2023.
“Kabaddi holds a significant place in India’s cultural heritage, and EaseMyTrip is honoured to align with UP Yoddhas. The team’s relentless determination and pursuit of excellence resonate with the core values of EaseMyTrip. This collaboration signifies our dedication to supporting sports diversity, and we eagerly anticipate seeing the EaseMyTrip logo prominently displayed on UP Yoddhas’ jerseys.”Nishant Pitti, CEO and Co-Founder of EaseMyTrip
As principal sponsors, EaseMyTrip’s logo will feature prominently on the team’s jerseys, symbolising the brand’s endorsement of UP Yoddhas’ quest for triumph in the Pro Kabaddi league.
Apart from being imprinted on the red and blue jerseys of UP Yoddhas, the easily recognisable EaseMyTrip logo will be emblazoned on other significant match and tournament-related merchandise involving the team.
“It is a very proud moment for us inking this strategic partnership with EaseMyTrip. As a brand we have always emphasized on collaborating with brands that share our vision and ethos and with EaseMyTrip we are happy to have a partner who exuberate the same passion and value system as ours. What also makes me extremely proud about how our indigenous sport of Kabaddi has grown over the years that today established brands are coming forward to associate with the sport. We hope to give our fans the best experience this season and are confident that this partnership will unveil newer avenues to not only help the team grow but build a long-lasting relationship with our fans.”PKSV Sagar, CEO, GMR League Games
The brand logo will be displayed in other team engagement activities and commercial exercises, including the official training kits and the team’s marketing and communications collaterals and properties like the website and other online traction tools. The indoor stadium will also carry the EaseMyTrip logo banner.