Mathare hits the jackpot with Ksh 60 million shirt sponsorship deal


Mathare hits the jackpot with Ksh 60 million shirt sponsorship deal
Chrispine Oduor , Odi Rep Dedan Maina, Bob Munro, Francis Kimanzi.PHOTO/Kelly Ayodi/Sportpicha

In Summary

  • Kenya Premier League outfit  Mathare United has signed a multi-million three-year  shirt sponsorship deal with a gaming that is expected to ease operations of the club.
  • The deal takes effect at the beginning of the 2018/19 season and will see the gaming firm provide the 2008 league champions with game kits, training kits as well as pay the players’ salaries and bonuses as well as those of members of the technical bench.
  • In return the gaming firm will have their brand emblazoned on the team’s kits.

Kenya Premier League outfit  Mathare United has signed a Ksh 60million three-year  shirt sponsorship deal with a gaming that is expected to ease operations of the club.

The deal takes effect at the beginning of the 2018/19 season and will see the gaming firm provide the 2008 league champions with game kits, training kits as well as pay the players’ salaries and bonuses as well as those of members of the technical bench.

In return the gaming firm will have their brand emblazoned on the team’s kits.

The gaming firm’s Communications Manager Dedan Mungai said that one of the key components of the deal is the development of grassroots football activities at the club and in the country as a whole.

Mathare United founder Bob Munro expressed his delight at the deal noting that it will inject stability into the club.PHOTO/Kelly Ayodi/ Sportpicha

“We will focus on nurturing young talent and participate in the Community Social Responsibility,”Mungai said.

Speaking at the unveiling of the deal at a city hotel , Mathare United founder Bob Munro expressed his delight at the deal noting that it will inject stability into the club.

KPL CEO Jack Ogunda welcomed the firm on board and challenged more cooperates and firms to follow suit and increase sponsorship to the KPL teams.

Team head coach Francis Kimanzi said the sponsorship will be a major boost ahead of the new campaign adding that he’ll be beefing up his squad with at least two players.

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