The Wellington Phoenix Football Academy are excited to announce that KPMG will be the Front of Shirt Sponsor for its Academy team in the upcoming National League Competition.
KPMG has a long association with the Wellington Phoenix as its official accountancy, tax and audit partner, and was the Club’s Principal Partner – and front of shirt sponsor – for the A-League Men’s team during the first half of last season.
As a New Zealand-owned, globally-focused organisation, KPMG New Zealand provides its clients with access to the impressive depth of resources within KPMG’s global network. Worldwide, KPMG operates in 147 countries, collectively employing more than 227,000 people in member firms around the world.
KPMG Chief Executive Godfrey Boyce says that they are excited to support the Club in the youth and development space.
“We’re pleased to add this new element to our relationship with the Wellington Phoenix. Both our organisations believe in the fundamental importance of developing New Zealand’s emerging talent and creating pathways to help fulfil their aspirations,” says Boyce.
Wellington Phoenix Academy Director, Paul Temple says that KPMG will provide considerable support to the Academy, which allows it to continue providing much-needed pathways for young Kiwis to seek a professional football career.
“The Wellington Phoenix Football Club and Academy are both strongly committed to the development of talented young footballers in New Zealand, and our relationship with KPMG helps us to strengthen this vital channel for this country’s aspiring athletes,” says Temple.
“Our Academy offers a proven youth player development programme in an inspiring and creative environment; providing multiple pathways for a person’s future development and tailored programmes to help maximise both their football and academic potential.
“We believe in excellence and giving our participants a platform to succeed – obviously this aligns well with KPMG and their commitment to helping communities to grow and people and business to achieve more.
“We thank KPMG for their ongoing support and look forward to wearing their logo on our shirts and working together throughout the season.”
KPMG are focused on fuelling the prosperity of New Zealand – for the benefit of all New Zealanders. They are passionate about helping New Zealand’s businesses succeed, the public sector to achieve more, and communities to grow.
At KPMG they work shoulder-to-shoulder with their clients – providing deep expertise that delivers real results. They are trusted to deliver the kind of targeted advice, technical knowledge and industry insights that help their clients manage risk and embrace opportunities.
KPMG’s nationwide team of 1,000+ professionals work with private businesses, publicly listed companies, Government and public sector organisations, and not-for-profits.
They provide professional services across Audit, Tax and Advisory. In addition, their Enterprise team works with small, medium and family-owned businesses with ambitions to grow.
KPMG’s people are based throughout New Zealand, including offices in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Ashburton and Timaru.
Find out more at www.kpmg.co.nz