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76 Million Kenya Shilling for Gor in a new sponsor deal

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Record premier league champions Gor Mahia have today unveiled a 3-year, 70 million sponsorship deal with gaming firm BetAfrique at the Ole Sereni Hotel.

The club is set to benefit immensely from the deal with players getting medical insurance which shall be catered for by the gaming firm.

Speaking during the launch, club chairman Ambrose Rachier said the club will use the funds from the sponsorship deal to uplift the players.

“We are grateful for this deal and we shall use these to pay players’ salaries and club logistics, we were in a fix after the exit of Betsafe but now we are glad to have another sponsor”.

The chairman also added that the club will now fight for the top spot once again in the Kenya premier league.

“This is a warning to other clubs we are coming back for our trophy and our aim is to finish top of the league”

The chairman’s statements were echoed by the club captain Philemon Otieno.

“Next season our aim is to go back to our usual spot, this season things didn’t go well for us, but I can promise our fans that next season they shall be smiling at the end of it all.

The total amount of the sponsorship deal is 76.5 million, with 1.5 million going to kitting and 5 million insurance funds.

The club is set to start its pre-season preparations the next week on Monday, with current coach Michael Nam confirming the same.

“The club shall start its preseason training on Monday next week, however uncertainty with the season’s kickoff is really affecting our preparations as we had planned to have some friendlies but we can’t schedule them because I can tire my players for nothing.”

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