Best Badges agree to extend partnership
BEST Badges are to sponsor all four of the Suffolk FA male adult Sunday cups for the next two seasons.
The Ipswich-based business have sponsored the Suffolk Veterans’ Cup in each of the last two seasons but have now extended their partnership with Suffolk FA.
The agreement will cover the Suffolk Sunday Cup, Suffolk Sunday Shield and Suffolk Sunday Trophy as well as the Suffolk Veterans’ Cup for both the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons.
The finals of the four competitions are held on ‘Suffolk Super Sunday’ when they are played on the same day at the same venue.
Best Badges Ltd, who are based on the Hadleigh Road Industrial Estate, will continue to supply the medals for all the Suffolk county cup competitions.
They supply badges and promotional merchandise to a wide-range of customers, including the Suffolk Youth Football League as well as clubs and associations, Guiding and Scouting groups and creative artists, charities and businesses.
Richard Maydell, Business Manager at Best Badges, said: “We have been really proud of the association we have had with Suffolk Football Association.
“It fits in very nicely with our business which tries to help clubs with their footballing badges and medals.
“We have been working with football clubs for the last 20 years and have always had happy customers and good feedback but working with Suffolk FA has helped us hugely to reach new customers.
“We are excited about the new sponsorship agreement and looking forward to the spectacle of finals day.”
Suffolk FA Chief Executive Richard Neal said: “Since partnering with Best Badges, they have been able to develop a unique, bespoke medal based on our crest. These have become a striking addition to our County Cup competitions.
“This extended relationship with Best Badges is fantastic ahead of the new County Cup season, shining a spotlight on these four Sunday competitions.”
The first draw for the Sunday Trophy will be announced at 12.30pm on Wednesday, with the Sunday Shield at the same time on Thursday and the Sunday Cup likewise on Friday
Best Badges Business Manager Richard Maydell (left) is pictured above with Suffolk FA Chief Executive Richard Neal (right) at the launch of the sponsorship agreement.