Kozhikode, November 7: I-League Club Gokulam Kerala FC have signed with Fast&Up, India’s leading sports and active nutrition brand as their nutrition partner for the upcoming season. The team had also partnered with Fast&Up during the 2018-19 season.
Gokulam made their debut in the 2017-18 I-League season. Through the course of the next two seasons, the team earned their nickname ‘Giant Killers’ as they beat established clubs such as Mohun Bagan and East Bengal. Earlier this year, Gokulam trounced Mohun Bagan 2-1 in the finals to win the Durand Cup. Also, a few days ago, the club stunned Bangladesh Premier League champions, Bashundhara Kings 3-1 in the Sheikh Kamal International Cup in Bangladesh, leaving their fans with expectations like never before. They eventually crashed out in the semi-finals of the tournament. With a good preseason on their back, Gokulam are expected to be strong title contenders this season.
President of Gokulam Kerala FC, VC Praveen said,“It has been great to associate with Fast&Up. We had a great last season with them, the players and our coaches had been very happy with the products and for us it made sense to go ahead Fast&Up once again. The relationship has been very organic and we look forward to a great season with them on board.”
Gokulam Kerala FC CEO Dr. B Ashok Kumar said Fast&Up has helped the players to understand more about the importance of nutrition and avoid potential injuries. “Their products have helped the players to improve drastically when compared to our previous seasons. This was reflected in our recent performances on the field,” he said.
Fast&Up CEO, Vijayaraghavan Venugopal said he was happy that Gokulam Kerala FC have trusted Fast&Up to be their nutrition partner for the second year in a row. “The trust that Gokulam have played on us in amazing. It shows how Fast&Up is trusted by athletes to enhance performance and in this case – the footballer. I hope and wish that Gokulam have a fantastic season and win the Ileague title,” said Vijayaraghavan.
Fast&Up is in partnership with over 100 Indian athletes which include Indian cricketer Mayank Agarwal, Priya Punia, Ace Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj, India’s highest ranked table tennis player Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and footballer Iain Hume among several other reputed stars.
Fast&Up is the flagship sports nutrition brand of Aeronutrix Sports Products Private Limited. Backed by innovative Swiss technology, Fast&Up caters to performance in sport, intelligent nutrition and dietary supplementation for an active lifestyle. Fast&Up is one of the very few companies in India with the Informed Sport certification, making it the number one choice for International athletes. It is trusted by athletes and fitness enthusiasts across the country to boost their performance and health. Fast& Up is spearheading the nutrition revolution in India with its effervescent range of products. It is currently catering to its customers through an omni channel strategy including online and retail stores.
About Gokulam Kerala FC:
Gokulam Kerala Football Club is a professional football club from Malabar region in Kerala which competes in India’s top division league Hero I-League. Formed in 2017, the club stands for its four values Integrity, Passion, Community and Respect. The club lifted its maiden national-level cup in 2019 by winning the prestigious and historic Durand Cup. The club also participates in Kerala Premier League (state level) and are the champions in 2017, in just the second year of participation. The club is well known for its grassroots development in football and has academies in various age categories in Kerala. Gokulam Kerala FC is the only I-League team to have a Women’s football team at the national level competition.