The Kaizer Chiefs abandon Nike and rekindle the connection with Kappa



The Kaizer Chiefs have landed a brand new technical sponsor in Kappa with their relationship with Nike ending in June subsequent 12 months.

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Amakhosi introduced that it has entered right into a five-year partnership with Kappa on Thursday afternoon.

“It was an iconic partnership that revolutionized South African soccer within the early Nineties,” learn a membership assertion.

“And now the Kaizer Chiefs and Italian sportswear giants Kappa have reunited. The historic deal sees Kappa change into the Chiefs’ official technical sponsor and licensing companion from the 2023/24 season for an preliminary five-year time period.

“The settlement to convey collectively two of soccer’s main manufacturers was signed in the present day in Italy, rekindling a relationship that started in 1989 for seven superb years laden with trophies and a memorable journey into soccer vogue.”

Amakhosi Advertising and marketing Director Jessica Motaung expressed her pleasure about this new partnership.

“We’re thrilled to companion as soon as once more with Kappa, a model with which Kaizer Chiefs set new data and established themselves as a trendsetter in African soccer within the early Nineties.

“Kappa, like Kaizer Chiefs, is a novel model of favor and sophistication and one of many key gamers within the international soccer equipment house.

“Through the years, Kappa has constructed essential partnerships with among the most essential soccer golf equipment on this planet, in addition to quite a few native golf equipment.

“This deal isn’t solely a recognition of our previous but in addition an thrilling leap into the longer term for the membership.”

Kappa South Africa Chief Govt Michael Joseph says: “Signing this partnership with Kaizer Chiefs has been a spotlight of our firm since we reignited the Kappa model in South Africa in 2010.

“This partnership is in excellent alignment with our ambition and ongoing targets to proceed to make Kappa the most important sports activities model in Africa.

“We’re thrilled to companion as soon as once more with a membership like Kaizer Chiefs whose ardour and willpower in all features match these of our model.”