5th February 2020, Lobatse, Botswana:
Umbro is pleased to announce a new long-term partnership as the official technical sponsor of the Botswana Premier League’s Extension Gunners FC.
Umbro will be the exclusive technical partner of the Lobatse-based club, supplying first-rate competition, training and off-field apparel. Technical and management staff will be supplied with branded apparel, equipment and luggage. Ezi Mnyama products will also be available for fans to purchase.
Founded in 1962 and formerly known as Lobatse CS Gunners, the former league champions are one of Botswana’s largest football clubs and join BPL side Township Rollers and the Botswana National Team in wearing the double diamond. Umbro is also the official match ball partner of the Botswana Premier League.
Pius Mokhwela of Umbro South Africa commented on the partnership: “We are delighted to welcome Extension Gunners Football Club to the Umbro team stable. Botswana has been key in developing Umbro’s African footprint and we look forward to further supporting great quality football in the region.”
Speaking on the partnership, Bruno Masisi of Extension Gunners FC said: “We are happy to be going into a partnership with an international brand like Umbro, which needs no introduction to our supporters.”
“We would like to thank everyone who made it possible for this deal to go through and urge our supporters to respond accordingly by buying merchandise in large numbers. This will be a confidence booster for our players as well.”