Spar has been named as a new sponsor of the Scotland Women’s National Team (SWNT) the Scottish FA has announced.


The deal will see Spar partner with the SWNT during the biggest year in its history, as the squad prepares for its inaugural appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France this summer.

The deal – which will run until the summer of 2020 – will support the SWNT as they look to build on the wave of momentum that has been generated over the past three years.

Captain Shelley Kerr said: “I’m delighted to welcome Spar on board as a sponsor of the SWNT.

“We’re building towards the biggest tournament in our history this summer, something for which the players and our fans alike cannot wait.

“To have the support of a company such as Spar means so much to us – it helps us to prepare for France this summer and is a huge boost to all involved with the squad.”

Spar Scotland ceo Colin McLean added:It is fantastic to be able to support the SWNT.

“We are committed to encouraging them to get to the final and support them on their journey in this historic year.

“Our close relationship will ensure that we can continue our commitment to encouraging people into sport.

“We see this new sponsorship deal as an extension of our work to date. At Spar we have always promoted healthier lifestyles for all and supported sport on a regional and national level.

“The deal with the SWNT is the perfect partnership.”