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ING recommits to Belgium’s World Cup drive

The Belgian arm of Dutch financial services firm ING has extended its sponsorship deal with the Belgian Football Association (URBSFA/KBVB) through to the end of the 2018 Fifa World Cup.

Under the terms of the deal, ING Belgium will remain as a main sponsor of the Belgian national team alongside Belgacom, Verelst, Coca-Cola, Ergo, GLS, Jupiler, PwC and BMW.

ING has partnered the URBSFA/KBVB since 2010 and will also continue to sponsor referees in the Belgian domestic game.

Buoyed by the emergence of a wealth of talented players, Belgium appears set to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after enhancing its position at the top of European qualifying Group A with a 2-0 win in Scotland on Friday.