Leicester Riders and Sandicliffe have agreed to partner to make Riders home match on Saturday 26th October a huge celebration of Diwali, the Festival of Lights.
The BBL Cup match that night against Manchester Giants (7:30pm) at the Morningside Arena will have a Diwali theme, with special food and entertainment options, as well as Riders playing in Diwali themed kit.
Sandicliffe are involved in promoting the match to their customer base, and in showcasing the event around the city.
Nik Gokani of Sandicliffe said:
“We’re delighted to be supporting this great event at the Riders, a long term partner of Sandicliffe.”
“They do great work in the community, and Diwali is a very important event for the city of Leicester.”
“Getting the message out about what a great night out it is at a Riders game, and what a superb event a Riders match is for all the family is something we are very keen to promote.”
Riders Chairman, Kevin Routledge, said,
“We are delighted once again with the support being provided by Sandicliffe for one of our biggest games of the season so far.”
“As everyone knows Diwali is an iconic celebration in Leicester and the Riders are delighted to work with Sandicliffe to promote it to all the communities of Leicester.”
“We want the event to be a memorable one, properly befitting of a Festival of Lights, and we have lots planned that evening to engage the fans.”
For further information about the partnership
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