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Olympique Lyonnais women’s team signs shirt sponsor

Information technology and software firm Sword has agreed a shirt sponsorship deal with Olympique Lyonnais Féminin, the women’s team of French Ligue 1 football club Olympique Lyonnais.
The Sword logo will appear on the front of players’ shirts during the club’s 2017-18 Uefa Women’s Champions League campaign.
Olympique Lyonnais Féminin won European tournament for the fourth time in 2016-17.
The agreement comes after the club last month also extended a deal with April Group for the French insurance company to remain as its main shirt sponsor in domestic matches. The extended agreement will run for three seasons, from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

Sword chief executive and managing director, Jacques Mottard, said: “Sword is happy to accompany Lyon's women's team in its European matches and, more generally, to promote women's football, which is thriving right now. This new partnership is in keeping with the numerous other projects common to Olympique Lyonnais and Sword.”