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2018 Micro Games announces exclusive partnership with Coca-Cola Foremost

Colonia, Yap (Press Release) — The 2018 Micro Games Organizing Committee today announced their partnership with Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Micronesia), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. as the exclusive non-alcoholic beverage sponsor of the quadrennial event that will take place in Yap during July 15 to 27.

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Marcos W. Fong, second left, CEO, Coca-Cola Beverages Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc. and Liyon Sulog, third right, CEO, 2018 Micro Games seal the beverage partnership between Coca-Cola and Foremost and the 2018 Micro Games with a handshake at the Coke and Foremost corporate headquarters in Barrigada Heights, Guam. They are joined by from left to right, Mike Brown, regional sales director and Rusty M. Loyola, import/export manager, both of Coca-Cola and Foremost; and Lukas Ruuemau, president, Pacific Bus Company and 2018 Micro Games supporter. Contributed photo

“We are very excited about the sponsorship of Coca-Cola and Foremost,” said Mr. Liyon Sulog, CEO of the 2018 Micro Games. “Coca-Cola has been a worldwide partner of the International Olympics for many years and, as such, its prominent presence in Yap will recognize the Micro Games as a leading regional sporting event.”

Coca-Cola and Foremost CEO Mr. Marcos W. Fong emphasized the commitment of the companies to the Micronesian Islands. “Our investment in the Micro Games underscores our commitment to Micronesia and the spirit of the Games’ goal of ‘developing sport for the benefit of the people, the nations and the territories of the Micronesian Community.’ In addition to Coca-Cola being the Official Beverage Partner, we are pleased to provide Powerade as the Official Sports Drink and Foremost Quench as the Official Water of the 2018 Micro Games,” Mr. Fong said.

The State of Yap will host approximately 1,500 athletes and coaches from Kosrae, Kiribati, Nauru, Chuuk, CNMI, Pohnpei, Guam, Palau, Marshall Islands, and Yap participating in baseball, basketball, indoor and beach volleyball, va’a canoe, open water swimming, spearfishing, track and field, wrestling, weightlifting, soccer, table tennis and the Micro All-Around.

For more information about the 2018 Micro Games, go to www.microgames2018.com or @microgames2018. For more information about Coca-Cola Beverage Co. (Guam), Inc. and Foremost Foods, Inc., go to www.coke-foremost.com.