Bundesliga Side FC Schalke, Brewery Veltins Extend Stadium Naming-Rights Deal Until '19
Bundesliga side FC Schalke and German brewery Veltins "have reached an agreement to extend their stadium naming-rights deal," according to Friedhelm Pothoff of DER WESTEN. Schalke Marketing Dir Alexander Jobst said that the contract has been extended past '15. Jobst: "We've negotiated for 15 months and in the end the result is that Veltins and Schalke will continue their partnership until June 30, 2019." In addition, Jobst said that the club "will present a new sponsor during the next several weeks." He said, "It is a global player from Asia" (DER WESTEN, 5/4).