Eurohold, the parent company of EIG, create a platform for financial support for Bulgarian sports

June 06, 2024

At a charity evening, Eurohold presented the platform for additional funding to the volleyball, basketball and tennis federations

Eurohold Bulgaria, together with the energy subholding Electrohold, launched an initiative under the auspices of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Georgi Glushkov, and some of the leading sports federations in the country, the purpose of which is to attract support and funding from business for the development of sports, young athletes and talents. The initiative was presented at the Sports Charity Evening, which took place on June 5th at the National History Museum in Sofia. The organizer of the event was Free Media Group - owner of several leading sports websites, including, and

The Charity Evening was attended by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Georgi Glushkov, heads of federations and clubs, Bulgarian sports stars, members of the public, figures and sports enthusiasts, business representatives. Among the guests were Bulgaria's volleyball stars Lubo Ganev, Dimo ​​Tonev, Teodor Salparov, former tennis player Tsvetana Pironkova and Bulgaria's number one racket now Victoria Tomova, the captain of the national basketball team Pavlin Ivanov and others.

At the Charity Evening, the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eurohold Asen Christov announced additional financial support that the Eurohold Group will provide to three of the sports federations in Bulgaria - Volleyball Federation, Basketball Federation and Tennis Federation. The total amount of aid is 75 thousand BGN - 25 thousand BGN for each of the three federations. In this way, Eurohold symbolically marked 25 years since it has been supporting Bulgarian sports- basketball, volleyball, athletics, swimming, football and others, as well as the Olympic movement in Bulgaria. Eurohold and EIG are also the first Bulgarian companies - official partners of European Athletics.

"We all played sports as children, and I was also an active professional athlete. I wish that not only the state, but also everyone would responsibly start donating money to sports, because then we will see many more outstanding personalities and young people with ambition who will stand up for themselves. Leaders are built through sports, and athletes are often among the most prominent and active individuals in life. So, let's invest in sports. The possibilities are many! "said Asen Christov.

Photos: Free Media Group