Two top football clubs in Kenya Gor Mahia and AFC Leopards have announced a multi million three year shirt sponsor deal with a new gaming firm.
The two clubs have suffered immensely financially following the exit of their previous sponsor who exited the market recently.
Gor Mahia for instance has had some financial challenges that has seen some of their players fail to receive their salaries for sometime.
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The situation has been wanting that some of their top players have been contemplating to leave in search of green pastures.
AFC Leopards has also undergone the same fate as they had not clear road map on how to recover especially after the coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking during the reveal Ambrose Rachier, Gor Mahia’s chairman was delighted with the deal that will see them receive Ksh 55 million annually.
He expressed his joy of having a partner who will be with them for a long time and actually believes in them.
Dan Shikanda, the chairman of AFC Leopards echoed the sentiments saying the news offers them a sense of securing and the need of improving to become the top club in the country.
The western based club unlike their rivals they will receive Ksh 45 million annually from the shirt deal that will run for three years.