TRACE sponsored the women's Serbian football team „Мasinac”

3 Dec 2014

TRACE became a sponsor of the most successful team in the history of women's football in the former Yugoslavia and present Republic of Serbia - „Мasinac”, city of Nis. The contract was signed between the subsidiary of the holding "Trace PZP Nis" PLC, represented by Eng. Nikolay Valev – Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Trace Group Hold” PLC and the president of the football club in Nis - Perica Krstić.

“We decided to sign this contract because we wanted to help the team and we believe in the ambition and shared values. We will try to create all the conditions to enable the girls travelling to football contents. We hope that next year will be successful for the team and  will manage to restore its leading position in the domestic championship and will receive prizes in the UEFA tournaments.”, said Eng. Nikolay Valev during the signing of the sponsorship contract.

"Our sponsors have brought in Nis two hopes. The first is that TRACE will help our local economy as investing in one of the best road construction companies – PZP Nis. The second hope is that the TRACE will infuse new energy and confidence of the team, to fight for the prize in the league and to be again the best team in Serbia, and why not to go up to the top of women's football in Europe, said president of the club Perica Krstić and received strong applause. The official signing of the contract was attended by the management teams of “Trace Group Hold” PLC, headed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Trace Group Hold" PLC - prof. Nikolay Mihaylov.

 After the official part finished, a friendly match between the women's football clubs of "Beroe" and "Masinac" was played in front of more than 1,000 spectators.

Additional information about thewomen's Serbianfootball team „Мasinac”

The football club was established in 1970. It is one of the best female football clubs in Serbia and in the territory of the former Yugoslavia, the most title-holder sports team in Nis:

- 24 national titles;
- 15 cups from various championships;
- Champion of Yugoslavia, 1972;
- Champions of Europe, 1989.

The team of “Masinac” is a member of the Premier League of Serbia - in which has been taking part from 40 years. The club has teams for young girls up to 14 – year old and up to 17 - year old.  The club has its own stadium in the city of Nis with 3000 seats, which was built in 1989 and meets all the requirements of UEFA. TRACE PZP Nis has been the general sponsor of the club since 2007 until now.