Manchester City FC's owner sets up Singapore subsidiary

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero and teammate Jesus Navas

The owner of Manchester City football club has set up a Singapore subsidiary to oversee its businesses in Southeast Asia.

City Football Group (CFG), whose subsidiaries include clubs like New York City FC, Melbourne City FC and Yokohama F· Marinos, said City Football Singapore will work closely with partners including Singha, Nexen Tire, QNET, SHB and Jiwasraya.

Omar Berrada, Group Commercial Director of City Football Group, said, “Football continues to grow across the region and attract fantastic and passionate support. We saw this first-hand when Manchester City played in Vietnam in pre-season.

“City Football Singapore gives us a permanent home from which we can work with our partners to manage and activate those relationships, as well as helping us to continue to expand.”

Headquartered in Manchester, City Football Group has offices in Abu Dhabi, London, New York, Melbourne, Tokyo and now in Singapore.