SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences recognizes that soccer/world football is the world's most popular sport, connecting billions of sports fans around the globe each day, which is why the international nutritional company is excited to announce that is has partnered with English football team AFC Bournemouth.
Having finished the 2014-15 campaign as the second tier's top scorer and the Sky Bet Championship champion, the club earned a promotion to the nation's elite division -- the English Premier League -- for the first time in the football club's 116-year history. USANA is now the club's Official Nutritional Supplement and Official Multivitamin.
"AFC Bournemouth is playing against the world's most elite football teams, and we are not leaving any stone unturned in the pursuit of excellence," said Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe. "Health is key when it comes to performance and USANA is providing our team with the best nutritional supplements available."
As USANA continues to expand its global reach -- having recently announced its 20th market -- the nutritional giant provides its high-quality, NSF-tested nutritional products to more than 700 Olympic and world-class athletes around the world, including 2015 World Cup champion Carli Lloyd and current world No. 5 Caroline Wozniacki of the Women's Tennis Association.
"USANA understands the concerns athletes have when it comes to supplementing their health, and is honored to provide AFC Bournemouth with the products they need to stay on top of their game as they compete in this prestigious league," said Dan Macuga, USANA chief communications officer.
"Partnering with AFC Bournemouth is something our European markets and Distributors are really excited about," said Jonas Hedberg, USANA general manager of France and Belgium. "Not only is the team close to home, they are about to embark on their first season in one of the world's biggest sports leagues. It's great exposure for USANA and we look forward to cheering them on."
**The mentioned athletes are either distributors or dedicated users who have received compensation for their partnership and/or complimentary USANA products.
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