St. Kitts and Nevis, February 27, 2024  — In a landmark event today, the St. Kitts-Nevis Football Association (SKNFA) and St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank Group of Companies (National Bank Group) solidified their commitment to the advancement of football within the Federation through the signing of a strategic partnership agreement. This collaboration marks a significant investment in the local sporting community, with a focus on nurturing talent and fostering positive societal impact.

Under the agreement, National Bank Group pledges to align itself with the SKNFA over the next 4 years (2024 to 2027) as the Title Sponsor for the Premier League. This sponsorship underscores the Group’s commitment to community development and the empowerment of youth through sports.

Managing Director of National Bank Group of Companies, Mr. Terrence Crossman highlighted the importance of the Group’s involvement in football, stating, “Our partnership with the St. Kitts-Nevis Football Association is a testament to our belief in the power of sports to inspire, unite, and create a positive impact on society. It’s about nurturing talent, fostering teamwork, and building resilience. We are proud to be associated with the National Bank SKNFA Premier League, and we are excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring. Together, we will work towards promoting excellence in football, encouraging healthy competition, and most importantly, fostering a culture of sportsmanship and respect”.

President of the SKNFA, Mr. Atiba Harris, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “Today’s announcement is a pivotal moment for football in our nation. This generous sponsorship from the National Bank Group of Companies is not just a financial boost but a vote of confidence in our vision for the sport. It ensures that our athletes, clubs, and the entire football community have the support they need to excel and grow. We are immensely grateful for this partnership, which will undoubtedly propel our beloved sport to new heights.” Mr. Harris also disclosed the new naming of the Technical Center as the National Bank Group of Companies Technical Center for the period of the sponsorship.

Both organizations emphasize that this partnership transcends the boundaries of sport. As the community looks forward to the upcoming season, this collaboration promises to bring growth, togetherness and unparalleled opportunities to the youth and sports enthusiasts of the Federation.