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"Ehime FC Solato Thanks Day"

Taiyo Oil held a "Solato Thanks Day" event on April 30, on the occasion of the official match between Shonan Bellmare and Ehime FC, for which Taiyo Oil is an official uniform sponsor. The Solato brand character "SOLATO-kun" showed up on the day of the event, causing much excitement amongst the crowed.


Monday, April 30, 2012


Ninjinia Stadium (located in Matsuyama City in Ehime Prefecture)

Game cards

J-League (J2) "Ehime FC vs Shonan Bellmare" (3,520 visitors)

Details of event

1) Spring oil sales campaign promotional activities

Displays such as campaign posters set up within the stadium, and distribution of flyers.

2) Presents distributed to visitors

Tissue boxes, SOLATO-kun daily planners and other gifts awarded when visitors bought tickets

3) Events within the stadium

Kick-off ceremony

Ceremony held for pre-registered parents and children before the game kicked off

Soccer bowling

Lottery draw with great Ehime FC presents (including signed replica uniforms)

Penalty shootout session with the Ehime FC character "Iyokanta"

Ehime FC presents awarded to penalty kickers who manage to score a goal against Iyokanta the goalkeeper

Commemorative photo with players and characters

4) Half-time lottery

Presents such as 47CLUB [present lunch packs], gasoline prepaid cards, Ehime FC support gifts (signed by players).
* Winners were awarded their presents by Shingo Yoshi, the General manager of Sales Coordination & Promotion Department of Taiyo Oil.

Scene from presentation ceremony
Scene from presentation ceremony