Umbro and Gor Mahia sign kitting deal

K'Ogalo to don Umbro apparels from March despite the three-year deal officially starting in June

Reigning Kenyan Premier League champions Gor Mahia and global kit manufacturer Umbro are pleased to announce a new long-term partnership.

Umbro will be the exclusive technical partner of the club, supplying the K’Ogalo playing squad with high performance competition, training and off field apparel for the next three years.

The technical and management staff will be supplied with branded apparel, equipment and luggage. Gor Mahia products will also be available for fans to purchase.

Francis Wasuna: Senior Vice Chairman Gor Mahia FC

David Ricketts, Umbro South Africa Chief Executive Officer said: “ We are delighted that Gor Mahia will be wearing the famous double diamond. They are a club with history and tradition looking to build towards the future, which goes hand in hand with our brand values. We look forward to partnering with Gor Mahia as they take on the next chapter.”

David Ricketts, Umbro South Africa Chief Executive Officer

Gor Mahia chairman Ambrose Rachier responded to David’s remarks saying: “As truly indicated by David, Gor Mahia is about to open a new chapter in the quest to begin dining with elite clubs of African football at the continental table. We are glad and excited that Umbro has agreed to partner with the club towards opening this new chapter.”

“We guarantee to you, Umbro that we will never let you down, we are the mighty K’Ogalo. We share the same values, let us grow the brands together,” he concluded

Gor Mahia 1st Francis Wasuna lauded the conclusion of the deal and predicted a very fruitful partnerships between K’Ogalo and Umbro. “It has taken time but i’m glad we finally made it happen. This marks a great turning point for Gor Mahia and hopefully Umbro as well,” he said

Media contacts:

Umbro: Nicole Jones, njones@shock-proof.co.za www.umbro.co.za

Gor Mahia: Francis Wasuna info@gormahiafc.co.ke

About Umbro

Umbro was established in 1924, and is a brand dedicated to providing clothing and equipment for all formats of football. From professional to amateur players, fans to those inspired by football culture, Umbro offers a wide selection of products across performance and lifestyle and across all levels of the game. Recent lifestyle projects include collaborations with British designers Christopher Raeburn and Henry Holland.

On the pitch, alongside Gor Mahia, Umbro sponsors a number of top teams around the world including Everton, West Ham United, AFC Bournemouth, and Huddersfield Town (English Premier League), FC Schalke O4, Werder Bremen and FC Nurnberg (German Bundesliga), Amazulu, FC Black Leopards, Bloemfontein Celtic FC and Cape Town City FC (South African Premier Soccer League, Township Rollers FC (Botswana Premier League), Zesco United FC (Zambian Premier League), Accra Hearts of Oak (Ghana Premier League)

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3 Comments

  1. The management of the club should have a plan to incorporate contributing members. This will be a success with financial transparency.

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