Italian Football Federation fuels up with Eni ahead of Euro 2016

Oil and gas company Eni has entered into a three-year partnership with the Italian Football Federation (FIGC).

The agreement, which names Eni a top-tier sponsor of the Italian national team, will cover this summer’s Uefa Euro 2016 tournament in France and the 2018 Fifa World Cup in Russia. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Eni will join automotive manufacturer Fiat and telecommunications company TIM as a top-tier partner of the FIGC, while Puma serves as its kit sponsor.

Euro 2016 will take place from June 10 to July 10. Italy has been drawn in Group E alongside Belgium, Republic of Ireland and Sweden and begins its campaign against the Belgians on June 13 in Lyon.