Asante Kotoko have sealed two mouth-watering sponsorship deals ahead of their title defence next season, GHANAsoccernet.com can confirm.
The first, a three year contract with Budget Cash and Carry (producers of Blue Jeans Energy Drink) and the second with renowned travel and tour company; African Origins also for a three year period.
The sponsorship deal will see Budget Cash and Carry provide financial and product support to the Kumasi-based club while African Origins handles all travel arrangements of the team especially with the club’s determination to mount a serious campaign in the next edition of the Caf Champions League.
The parties will sign the deal on Thursday after all negotiations were concluded and terms agreed upon by Tuesday night.
“We are happy to have reached deals with the two companies to sponsor the club,” Kotoko’s Public and Supporter Relations Manager Listowell Yesu Bukarson told GHANAsoccernet.com.
“These deals give credence to the professional business acumen of the Dr. Sarpong led administration has brought to Kotoko.
“It also epitomizes the point that Kotoko is the biggest and strongest football brand in Ghana today.”
The new sponsors will join Kotoko’s management, technical team and playing body in a visit to the Manhyia Palace after the deal is signed to present the Premier League trophy to the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II.
The meeting will also offer an opportunity for the new sponsors to be officially introduced to the life patron of the club.
The team will then hold a mini durbar at the club’s secretariate to celebrate their 22nd Premier League feat with the fans.