A day before its kick off, Pro Volleyball League has roped in Gulf OilNSE 1.32 % as the Technical Timeout Partner. The league, which is an initiative of Baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation of India, will kick off on February 2nd with a match between Kochi Blue Spikers and U Mumba Volley at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Kochi.Ravi Chawla, Managing Director, Gulf Oil, said, “We are delighted to be associated with the RuPay Pro Volleyball League. Gulf Oil’s passion for high performance products and excellence resonates with India’s first ever-Pro Volleyball league and we hope that Indian audience will enjoy this high-energy sport wholeheartedly.”

Joy Bhattacharjya, CEO, Pro Volleyball League, added, “Gulf Oil is a very prestigious brand. Their association with sports like cricket, football and motorsports is very well known to everyone in the country. I am glad that they have seen an opportunity in the sport of volleyball and have chosen the first ever pro league as an avenue for association.” Gulf Oil Corporation has been instrumental in supporting various sporting initiatives which include the likes of Chennai Super Kings, Manchester United and Gulf Racing in motorsports to name a few. Volleyball will be the next big addition to their sports portfolio after cricket in India.