Philippine Rugby Football Union Inc (PRFU) Partners with Socks Lang as Official Socks Provider for the Philippine Volcanoes
Quezon City, Philippines – September 22, 2023 – The Philippine Rugby Football Union Inc (PRFU) is proud to announce its partnership with Socks Lang, a leading local brand company known for its innovative and high-quality socks. The partnership agreement was officially signed on September 20, 2023, at Gerry's Grill Eton Centris in Quezon City, Philippines. This collaboration marks a significant milestone for both organizations and paves the way for a promising future in the world of rugby.
Present at the momentous signing ceremony were PRFU President Ada Milby and General Manager Acee San Juan, alongside Socks Lang co-founders Gelo Bato and Macabael. The event was attended by key stakeholders, media representatives, and rugby enthusiasts, all eager to witness the union of these two prominent entities.
Under this partnership, Socks Lang will serve as the official socks provider for the Philippine Volcanoes, the national rugby sevens team of the Philippines. The Philippine Volcanoes are gearing up for the highly anticipated Asia Rugby 7s Series Leg 2 scheduled to take place in Bangkok, Thailand, from October 14 to 15, 2023.
PRFU President Ada Milby expressed her enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, "We are thrilled to partner with Socks Lang, a proudly Pinoy brand known for its commitment to quality and innovation. This partnership reflects our dedication to supporting Filipino-owned businesses and providing our national team, the Philippine Volcanoes, with the proudly Pinoy made apparel to help them succeed on the international stage."
Socks Lang co-founder Gelo Bato shared his excitement, saying, "It really is an honor for us being able to partner with the PRFU and the Philippine Volcanoes, as this is something larger than us. It paved an opportunity for us to give back to our fellow Filipinos, completing our brand story of what being a Filipino brand really is – to give back, and to support our own."
Socks Lang co-founder Bon Myco Macabael added, "It’s our pleasure to partner with PRFU. Seeing the players compete and wearing our brand feels like we are more than representing our country. We are truly grateful."
The partnership between PRFU and Socks Lang exemplifies the commitment of both organizations to the growth and development of rugby in the Philippines. As the Philippine Volcanoes gear up for the Asia Rugby 7s Series, fans can look forward to seeing them in Socks Lang's high-performance socks.
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PHILIPPINE RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION INC.
Name: Acee San Juan (General Manager)
Name: Gelo Bato
The Philippine Rugby Football Union Inc (PRFU) is the governing body for rugby in the Philippines. With a mission to develop, promote, and grow the sport of rugby in the country, PRFU is dedicated to fostering a strong rugby community and supporting the Philippine national teams in their pursuit of excellence on the international stage.
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