Search Technologies support Mariners Asian aspirations

CENTRAL Coast Mariners are pleased to announce that for the remainder of the 2012 AFC Champions League Group Stage, international search engine specialists Search Technologies will become the club’s front of shirt sponsor.

CENTRAL Coast Mariners are pleased to announce that for the remainder of the 2012 AFC Champions League Group Stage, international search engine specialists Search Technologies will become the club-s front of shirt sponsor.

Search Technologies is the largest independent team of search engine specialists globally, working with organisations as diverse as IBM to the United States Army, Nintendo to Johnson & Johnson. Providing experts-for-hire to fully managed search solutions, the company has delivered more than 40,000 consultant days of search implementation services to hundreds of customers around the globe over the past four years.

Based in Washington DC, Search Technologies has further American offices in San Diego and San Jose, as well as in the United Kingdom. And, having recently taken their first steps in developing their business in the Asia-Pacific region, the company-s Co-Founder, President and CEO, Mr Kamran Khan, said the organisation views partnering with the Central Coast Mariners as a great opportunity.

“Search Technologies, the leading global IT services company dedicated to search engines, is expanding into Australia and Asia,” Mr Khan said.

“With our recent customer engagements in Australia, and this sponsorship of the Central Coast Mariners, we will effectively gain additional market exposure and increased presence in the region.

“Football sponsorship is a proven way for software and IT service companies to gain market exposure and reach business decision makers. This is very important as Search Technologies continues to do more work in Australia and Asia.

“We are very pleased to be involved with the Central Coast Mariners as we expand our global operations into the region,” he said.

The Mariners will first wear their new Search Technologies emblazoned kit in Korea Republic when they meet Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma at Tancheon Sports Complex, Seongnam, on Wednesday 18 April.

Search Technologies will also gain exposure to millions of television viewers across Asia when the Mariners meet Tianjin Teda at Central Coast Stadium on Tuesday 1 May, and finally J-League giant Nagoya Grampus at the Mizuho Athletic Stadium, Nagoya, in their final Group G pool match.

For more information on Search Technologies, please visit www.searchtechnologies.com

Central Coast Mariners AFC Champions League Group G Matchday 4 clash with Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma will be shown LIVE on Fox Sports 1 from 8:30pm (AEST) this Wednesday 18 April. Coast FM will also call the contest from Korea - listen on 96.3FM or stream online at www.coastfm.org.au

Check in with ccmariners.com.au over the coming days as we bring you content from inside the camp in Korea.

2012 AFC Champions League - Group G - Matchday 4 Seongnam Ilhwa Chunma vs. Central Coast Mariners Tancheon Sports Complex, Seongnam Kick-off: 7:30pm (local); 8:30pm (AEST) Twitter: Join the match conversation on Twitter! The official match hash-tag is #ACLseoccm