UMBRO AND GOR MAHIA FC ANNOUNCE LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP
Nairobi, Kenya, 16 January 2020:
Umbro is pleased to announce a new long-term partnership with the Kenyan Premier League’s reigning champions, Gor Mahia FC.
Formally founded in 1968 as Gor Mahia Football Club, the lauded K’Ogalo football tradition spans a half-century. The highly-decorated club has gone on to achieve monumental success, holding 18 Kenyan Premier League titles, 10 FKF President’s Cups, 5 Kenyan Super Cups and hold prestige as the only team from the CECAFA region to hold a continental title as the victors of African Cup Winners’ Cup in 1987.
Umbro will be the exclusive technical partner of the club, supplying the K’Ogalo playing squad with high performance competition, training, and off field apparel. The technical and management staff will be supplied with branded apparel, equipment, and luggage. Gor Mahia products will also be available for fans to purchase.
David Ricketts, Umbro South Africa’s CEO said: “We are delighted that Gor Mahia will be wearing the famous double diamond. They are a club with history and tradition looking to build towards the future, which goes hand in hand with our brand values.”
“We look forward to partnering with Gor Mahia as they take on the next chapter.”
Ambrose Rachier, Gor Mahia Chairman, responded to David’s remarks saying: “As truly indicated by David, Gor Mahia is about to open a new chapter in their quest to begin dining with the elite clubs of African football at the continental table. We are glad and excited that Umbro has agreed to partner with the club towards opening this new chapter.”
“We guarantee to you, Umbro, that we will never let you down, we are the Mighty K’Ogalo. We share the same values, let us grow the brands together.”