March 20, 2019 - FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have announced Orange as a National Supporter of the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. Orange completes the line-up of six National Supporters for the tournament, which is taking place from 7 June to 7 July in nine Host Cities all over France.
Following the French victory at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, this FIFA Women’s World Cup promises to be a popular and family-friendly celebration and to play an instrumental role in the ever-increasing popularity of women’s football.
For several years now, Orange has been especially interested in promoting the women’s game, involving iconic female players such as Gaëtane Thiney and Amandine Henry in its Team Orange initiative. By becoming a National Supporter of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019, Orange is pursuing its commitment to women’s football and more generally to diversity and equality in sport.
Gaëlle Le Vu [pictured], the Communication and CSR director of Orange France said : “We are delighted to be supporting this exceptional sporting event alongside FIFA, the LOC and the other National Supporters. For us, this competition is a great opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to women’s football and our dedication to its values of diversity and equal opportunities.” More...