Eastern Pacific Shipping expands community commitment with Ehime Football Club partnership

01 July 2024
Eastern Pacific Shipping expands community commitment with Ehime Football Club partnership

EPS expands community commitment with Ehime Football Club partnership

SINGAPORE, 4 July 2024 – Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) announces partnership with prominent Japanese football club, Ehime Football Club (Ehime FC), furthering its ongoing dedication to supporting local communities through sporting initiatives.

EPS and Ehime FC are poised to deepen their collaboration, leveraging this partnership to expand football outreach and engage actively with local communities and industries. Launching a campaign initiative “EPS presents Tsumugu: Connecting Ehime with the World”, EPS aims to support the expansion of football’s reach globally by nurturing players and staff identified through Ehime FC’s unique talent development channels. The project will establish pathways for these talents to thrive in top-tier leagues worldwide and embrace the challenge of bridging cultures and aspirations through the universal language of football.

This partnership will strengthen EPS’s dedication to supporting the communities it serves and fostering sportsmanship and talent development in Japan.

“We are excited to partner with Ehime FC, a club that shares our passion for excellence and community involvement,” said Yosuke Hayasaka, Managing Director at EPS Japan. “This sponsorship underscores our commitment to beyond the shipping community and reflects our belief in the power of sports to inspire and unite people. It is another milestone for us in our commitment to promoting football and fostering talent on a global scale, especially in Japan. Through the Tsumugu campaign, we will strengthen ties between the Ehime prefecture and the international football community, embodying our shared vision of becoming a bridge from Ehime to the world.”

Founded in 2003, Ehime FC has established itself as a key player in Japanese football, competing in the J2 League and serving as a beacon of sportsmanship in the Ehime Prefecture. Its commitment to excellence and community engagement strategically aligns with EPS’s values of integrity, teamwork, and sustainable growth. EPS will actively collaborate with Ehime FC in initiatives that enhance youth development, promote grassroots football, and strengthen its competitive edge in the league.

“We are honoured to partner Eastern Pacific Shipping,” said Tadashi Murakami, President of Ehime FC. “Their support will play a pivotal role in our efforts to expand our community outreach and elevate our performance on and off the field.”

EPS’s partnership with Ehime FC underscores its commitment to social responsibility. Through this partnership, EPS aims to contribute positively to the local community and build lasting relationships with stakeholders in the region.