FC Groningen is located in Payt successor of Essent as the main sponsor


FC Groningen is located in Payt successor of Essent as the main sponsor

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Accounts receivable manager Payt is that from next season the new main sponsor of FC Groningen. That made the current number nine of the Premier league Thursday is known.

FC Groningen has with Payt a contract for two years, with an option on a third year. The company follows Essent, that six years on, the shirt of the ‘Pride of the North’ adorned.

“In the current time it is not easy to be a good and ambitious sponsor loyalty as a club, we are, nevertheless, still managed,” says commercial director Robbert Klaver on the site of FC Groningen.

Payt pay for the cup winner of 2015 in the first season, 1.1 million euros and the year after, two tons more. By incentive plans can be both annual amounts still add up. The contract with Essent runs after the current season.

Payt, a Groningen-based company that accounts receivable and incassosoftware supplies, was already a sponsor of FC Groningen. In 2015 was the logo of the company on the back of the shirt during the semi-final and final of the cup.


FC Groningen is working on a changeable season. The team of trainer Ernest Faber played in the last five matches, four times equal, and is ninth with 26 points from 21 matches.

So far there was six times, won eight times gelijkgespeeld and seven times lost. Saturday is FC Groningen on a visit to leader Feyenoord. The duel in The Cockpit starts at 19.45.

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