Fenerbahçe Ülker has signed a 1.5 year jersey back sponsorship with Odeabank, the young and innovative player of the banking sector, set off with an aim of supporting Turkish basketball.

The agreement was signed at Fenerbahçe Ülker Sports Arena at 1 PM on Wednesday, March 11 with the attendance of Fenerbahçe Ülker General Manager Assistant Ömer Onan, Fenerbahçe Ülker head coach Zeljko Obradovic, Fenerbahçe Ülker Team Captain Emir Preldzic and Oğuz Savaş, Odeabank Assistant General Managers Alpaslan Yurdagül and Yalçın Avcı.

At the ceremony, Fenerbahçe Ülker General Manager Assitant Ömer Onan said: “Today we've gathered here to sign the sponsorship agreement between Fenerbahçe Ülker Men's Basketball Team and Odeabank. As Fenerbahçe Ülker we will continue our sponsorship agreements in all of our commercial spaces. We are taking our first step towards this with Odeabank, which has provided substantial support to Turkish basketball. I hope that this agreement will be beneficial for Fenerbahçe Ülker, going towards Final For with sure steps, Odeabank and Turkish basketball as well.”

Odeabank Assistant General Manager Responsible of Corporate Banking Yalçın Avcı said: “I am very happy to be with you on this day to announce our jersey back sponsorship of Fenerbahçe Ülker Men's Basketball Team as a part of our support for Turkish basketball and would like to extend my thanks to to Fenerbahçe Ülker for hosting us here. As you all know, as Odeabank we have been signing sponsorship agreements with the basketball teams of our leading sports clubs. Basketball is especially valuable for us as it is based on team effort and cooperation. If we want to make our voice heard on the international level, we have to support our sports clubs and contribute to raising young talent. In this respect, it will be a great source of happiness for us if we can contribute to the new achievements of Fenerbahçe Ülker, one of the most established organizations in Turkish sports. We are at the beginning of a fine collaboration with Fenerbahçe Ülker. I hope that this fine collaboration will be beneficial for both the Fenerbahçe community and Odeabank.”

Odeabank Assistant General Manager responsible for Investment Banking Alpaslan Yurdagül said: “With our jersey back sponsorship agreement with Fenerbahçe Ülker, we have gained a partner compatible with our dynamic character. As Odeabank we strongly believe that sports contribute to both individual and social development. Our collaboration with Fenerbahçe Ülker Men's Basketball Team is a result of Odeabank's determination in this field. We hope that the national and international success of Fenerbahçe Ülker continues to increase, as a team we are proud to support.”

Zeljko Obradovic, one of the names representing Fenerbahçe Ülker in the meeting, said: “This is a fine collaboration for both parties. We try to play at the highest levels. We have our fans that support us wherever we go. I hope that Odeabank also benefits from this support and our partnership goes on for a long time.”

Fenerbahçe Ülker Men's Basketball Team Captain Emir Preldzic also said: “I am very happy about the sponsorship signed between Fenerbahçe Ülker, one of the leading teams of Turkish Basketball League representing the country in Turkish Airlines Euroleague, the most important competition in Europe and Odeabank, which has initiated many projects to support Turkish basketball. I believe this agreement will have a substantial contribution to both Fenerbahçe Ülker and Turkish basketball.”

Oğuz Savaş, a successful player of the Fenerbahçe Ülker team said: “I am very happy to be in the signing ceremony of the sponsorship agreement between Fenerbahçe Ülker and Odeabank, aiming to contribute to the development of Turkish basketball. Fenerbahçe Ülker is a team with great ambitions, going toward these ambitions with sure steps. In this path, I believe that our agreement will bring added value to us. I hope that this agreement is beneficial to the Fenerbahçe community, Odeabank and Turkish sports in general.”​