Claytons staying with Notre Dame
One of the strongest partnerships in local football continues to flourish between former nine-time Premier League champions Notre Dame and their sponsors for the last 19 years Claytons Kola Tonic.
Speaking to Barbados TODAY, Anthony Jarvis, technical director of Claytons Kola Tonic Notre Dame, explained that they were eternally grateful to Claytons Kola Tonic who began sponsoring the team in 1997 with shirts and now that partnership had extended to money.
“We are grateful to have a sponsor like Armstrong Agencies and we hope to continue this fruitful partnership for years to come,” Jarvis said about the relationship worth more than $10,000.
Notre Dame Football Club, previously guided by the now deceased Sherlock Yarde, was once a force to be reckoned with in local football. Not only have they won nine league titles but they can also boast of having five Knockout Cup winners’ trophies.
The boys from Bayland, St Michael last won both the league title and the knockout in 2010 and Jarvis believes that this crop of young players in the club has what it takes to get them back to the dynasty they once held.
Managing director of Claytons Kola Tonic, Andy Armstrong said: “Although Notre Dame haven’t had as much success in the last few years, they have arguably the best youth system and have nurtured and developed the three most recent power players in local football in Carl Joseph, Diquan Adamson and Hadan Holligan.”
Armstrong explained he was pleased to be a part of the longest current sponsorship deal in Barbadian football and possibly the longest running in local football history.
“The relationship remains as strong as ever and both parties are looking forward to many more successful years together,” he said.
(Photograph by Morissa Lindsay)