Less than fifteen days when new executives were elected into the board of the Kwara state football Association, the board led by Mallam Idris Abdullahi Musa today in Lagos State, signed a partnership agreement with leading sportswear company in Nigeria, OWU SPORTS.
The new agreement is expected to last for a year, with an automatic renewal clause that will take the partnership to the end of the current administration’s tenure.
The state football association chairman, Mallam Idris disclosed to news men in Lagos that the initiative behind the deal is part of the rebranding process going on at the association.
“We need to start from somewhere to be able to know where we are going. A few days ago when we came on board, I told Kwarans that we are taking football administration to the next level and Our board started working immediately and we realize Owu Sports Wear has been exception on the local scene, most especially they were kits sponsor to many Nigeria top clubs and other establishments, so we wasted no time in reaching an agreement to convince OWU SPORTS to come on board.
Similarly, vice-chairman, Bashorun Kayode Bankole said partnering with OWU SPORTS WEAR is ideal for the association while advising other sporting association in the state to also key into such partnership.
“We have a lot of programs coming on board so having OWU SPORTS WEAR on board will surely add glamour to our activities. Also other sporting associations in the state can learn from this and then work towards having a sponsorship agreement”, He concluded.
On his own part, Barrister Tunji Brown, OWU SPORTS WEAR Chief Executive Officer, expressed delight at the signing of the new contract:
“OWU SPORTS WEAR is very, very happy with its new formed relationship with the Kwara state football association, it shows what we are doing in Nigeria is being appreciated.
“The jersey we designed and alongside the New Logo for Kwara football association are extremely high in quality and the contract we signed today is a day to be remembered for good.