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MG ALBA back WIIGA Women’s Football Team for success at the Island Games

18 January 2023

Excitement is building for the Western Isles Island Games Association (WIIGA) Women’s football team as MG ALBA announce a significant sponsorship package which will support the team on their journey to the 2023 NatWest International Island Games in Guernsey and throughout the competition.

The logo of MG ALBA brand SpeakGaelic will be prominently displayed on the front of the football shirts to be worn by the WIIGA Women’s Football Team to showcase the opportunities for learning Gaelic to the world-wide audiences who will be enjoying the Games.  MG ALBA’s logo will also be displayed on the shirt sleeve.

MG ALBA’s social media will be the place to keep track of the team as they prepare for the Games as they will be creating exclusive content for the MG ALBA platforms, giving an insight into the team, their training and preparations for this big occasion.

MG ALBA’s Director of Strategy & External Affairs, Ealasaid MacDonald said:

MG ALBA is proud to support WIIGA Women’s Football Team as they gear up to represent the Western Isles in Guernsey this summer. We will be sharing their Games with a wide audience and through our shirt sponsorship showcasing the opportunity to learn Gaelic through SpeakGaelic.

“This comes at an exciting time for the SpeakGaelic brand with the launch of new course materials early January which are aimed at intermediate learners or Gaelic-speakers looking to brush up on their language skills.”

Western Isles Women’s Football Squad Head Coach, Euan MacLeod said:

“MG ALBA’s continued support for the Western Isles Women’s Football Squad is again greatly appreciated and warmly welcomed.

“We believe it is a perfect partnership between two bodies whose aspirations are to positively represent and support our community.

“MG ALBA’s support ensures the female footballers of the Western Isles continue to thrive, progress, and evolve towards a constantly increasing degree of excellence.

“The Western Isles Women’s Football Squad’s hope is to inspire girls from across the entirety of our Islands and to embolden them towards following their dream of playing the sport they love.”