Mighty Be Foward Wanderers have disclosed that Macron – who dresses English Premier League side Stoke City – as their new shirt sponsor in a most lucrative deal in club history that has come along with other six technical sponsors from Japan.
The top-flight league leaders who are sponsored Japanese Be Forward Limited, said Macron are supplying them with uniforms, casual wear and travel bags.
Macron are a rapidly growing brand and is such “a perfect fit” for the Nomads, the club’s general secretary Mike Butao said.
Apart from Stoke City FC, Macron supplies apparel to more than 40 professional soccer clubs across Europe, including Sporting Lisbon, Napoli, Lazio and Real Betis, as well as the Englisg Premier League’s Crystal Palace.
Butao said the kit sponsorship will improve the club’s brand and image.
“We are delighted to have this technical sponsors,” he said.
He also disclosed that Wanderers secured sponsorship from Sync Logistics, Mol, Globaline, Sun Phoenix and NYK Line, all Japanese based companies.
According to Butao, NYK Line provides Wanderers with training kit while Golabline, EAA will provide casual wear.
He said the technical sponsors would launch Wanderers into a new era of innovative commercial partnerships.
The financial terms of the deal were undisclosed.
“This is more a of a trial period,” said Butao, adding “the benefits will start showing in January 2018.”
Butao said with the support, Wanderers will immediately see a “substantial increase in sponsorship funds.”
He said Wanderers is now operating using an international model.
“It is part of our ambitious commercialisation drive,” Butao said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :