Jumbo to take over primary sponsorship of LottoNL-Jumbo for 2019

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Dutch supermarket brand Jumbo is set to take over primary sponsorship of the LottoNL-Jumbo squad next season, after penning a five-year contract with the WorldTour team. The deal also includes primary sponsorship of the speed skating team of the same name. The news comes a day after the Dutch Lottery announced that it would end its main sponsorship of the team, which is owned by the umbrella company Team Oranje, at the end of this year. Team manager Richard Plugge says that the new sponsorship deal will allow the team to develop riders in the long-term. “It is fantastic that Jumbo puts its shoulders under the team and creates something beautiful with us,” Plugge said. “We want to perform with athletes that we have trained ourselves and that have developed with us. Jumbo offers us the space to build on our solid foundation with a long-term vision and to retain ...

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