Wednesday Mar 21, 2018. 15:30
The Football Association of Zambia has announced a new deal with mobile telecommunications network provider, MTN.
FAZ unveiled a US$4.5-million three-year sponsorship deal for the Zambian Super League and the Chipolopolo national team.
The sponsorship deal, signed in Lusaka with the Football Association of Zambia is an increase from the previous US$1million dollars to over US$1.5million dollars a year.
On the other hand, the national team will benefit a whopping US$750 000 dollars from the new sponsorship.
FAZ President, Andrew Kamanga said the deal will see the winners of the league walk away with K500 000, while each team in the league will be given K200 000.
“The Association is particularly excited with MTN’s decision to increase its sponsorship package to US1.5 million per year with US$300,000 being in kind,” Kamanga is quoted by Lusaka Times.
Meanwhile, MTN Zambia Chief Executive Officer, Charles Mulapisi said his company is proud to be associated with the growth of Zambian football.
Mulapisi has since pledged for MTN Zambia’s continued support to Zambian football.