Cans Available in Stores the week of April 17th
CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 12, 2017– In celebration of the University of South Carolina’s first NCAA® Division I women’s basketball national championship win, Coca-Cola® is giving Gamecock fans a refreshing way to savor the sweet taste of a title victory.
Today, Coca-Cola is unveiling a limited-edition commemorative 12-ounce can to honor the team’s accomplishment and celebrate with Gamecock fans. Available in six-packs in stores the week of April 17, the Coca-Cola cans feature the Gamecocks logo and salute South Carolina for its remarkable 2017 title run.
“Coca-Cola would like to wholeheartedly congratulate the University of South Carolina and its fans,” said Aimee Cox, Director of Sponsorship for Colleges and Universities at Coca-Cola Consolidated. “As another way to commemorate this occasion, Gamecock fans can pick up limited-edition Coca-Cola cans to celebrate these dedicated young women and Coach Dawn Staley bringing home a national title for the first time in program history.”
Fans nationwide can visit ShareaCoke.com/teams until April 14 to order single 8-ounce glass bottles of Coca-Cola, Coke Zero™ and Diet Coke® also commemorating the South Carolina national championship, as well as glass bottles featuring the South Carolina logo and Gamecocks nickname.
Coca-Cola is a proud partner of the University of South Carolina. As a longstanding team supporter, Coca-Cola annually offers a variety of programs designed to refresh and excite Gamecocks fans, including honoring our military service men and women and sustainability programs.
Coca-Cola also is an official Corporate Champion of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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