NewsNovember 10, 2019

Maldives debuts as RC Celta’s sunny side against Barcelona

RC Celta debut with the ‘Maldives… the sunny side of life’ on their shirt sleeve at the La Liga match against FC Barcelona. The match took place on 10th November 2019 at the home stadium of FC Barcelona, Camp Nou.

RC Celta and the government of the Maldives signed a sponsorship and collaboration agreement on 4th November that will foster a fruitful relationship between the two institutions for the next three years.


The agreement includes the promotion of the country on the first team’s home and training jersey sleeves with the slogan ‘Maldives… the sunny side of life’ as well as on the official bus and various areas in the Abanca Balaídos stadium and training camps. In addition, RC Celta, as an international benchmark for youth work, will collaborate with the Maldives in the promotion and improvement of youth football and the future national team of this country. The sky blue club will host a number of young Maldivian players to improve their training and club coaches will travel to the Maldives to share their knowledge and experience.