Spotika on June 23 announced their sponsorship pledge to AFC Leopards. The sponsorship is set to cover the entire Kenyan Premier League season as the official title sponsor and shirt sponsor to a tune of Ksh60million.
The deal with the Kenyan giants that is subject to completion of regulatory processes is set to come into effect once it is clear when the 2022/23 Football Kenya Federation Premier League season kicks off.
According to Spotika’s Operations and Marketing Manager, Alfred Otieno, their top priority is to support Kenyan football.
“We aim to bring more engagement and excitement together with AFC Leopards SC in the near future. Spotika aims to be a reliable partner with a strong focus on responsible gaming and passion for football,” he said in part adding,
“In alignment with our pledge, we look forward to their transformation into the biggest club in Kenyan Football.”
“As they say a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step, the successful PARTNERSHIP story of SPOTIKA- INGWE starts today. Together forward with power, strength, and precision.”
Mr. Otieno also noted that there would be more engagements after the elections.
“After elections, we shall engage the new board on short-term and long-term remedies to help the club attain financial stability.”
“In partnership with the club, we shall also build a state of art stadia that meets the international FIFA standards, this shall work as a source of income for the club as well as an incubation center for young talents across the country,” he reiterated.
Defense Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, Director of Immigration Alex Muteshi, former club vice-chairman Vincent Shimoli, and club chairman Dan Shikanda were present during the launch at a Nairobi hotel.
In his speech, Mr. Wamalwa pledged Ksh. 1 million to aid in the land purchasing completion.
“In regards to the purchase of a 20- acre piece of land, I will avail one million shillings to boost the process,” he said.