Sponsorship Of Region’s Largest All-Female Football Club Continues

Bowman Ingredients is continuing its sponsorship of a local all-female football club for the 9th season running, with sponsorship of its Senior Ladies team.

Hitchin Belles Ladies first team are now sporting brand new playing kits, thanks to a two-year sponsorship deal by the food coatings specialist. Financial support from Bowman Ingredients has provided the new kits for 25 players of the club’s top ladies squad.

The Bowman Ingredients company name and logo appears on the eye-catching blue and white football strip worn by Hitchin Belles Ladies this season. Since the latest sponsorship deal ‘kicked in’ the team has enjoyed a fantastic run of form, reaching the semi-final stage of the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Women’s League Cup and is currently sitting second in the league table.

Jason Slade, Hitchin Belles Club Secretary says: “Our club is delighted to have received continued sponsorship from Bowman Ingredients since the 2010/11 season. The firm’s financial support plays an important role in attracting new players and supporters. Our goal is to welcome as many players as possible – regardless of age or ability – and give them the opportunity to take part in football training and enjoy being a member of the Hitchin Belles squad.”

Hitchin Belles is the largest all-female football club in the region, with over 200 players and 14 teams, comprising of the ladies team and 13 youth teams, who are all registered to play in local football leagues. A further 40 associate member players aged from six to eleven join in with weekly training sessions and social events. The club also has a Mini Belles group, where girls aged from two-and-a-half to five take part in fun games and football training sessions.