July 2022, Gaborone, Botswana
Umbro South Africa is delighted to announce a new technical partnership with the reigning champions of the Botswana Premier League, Gaborone United Sporting Club (GUSC) for the next three seasons.
Under the partnership, GUSC will be supplied with match-day kit, training, and off-field apparel. Replica jerseys will also be made available for supporters.
Founded in 1967, GUSC have a rich heritage as Botswana's oldest and only professional sporting club with successes at both domestic and continental levels of competition.
"Umbro has enjoyed a strong presence in Botswana for some time now and we are delighted that Gaborone United will now be joining the double diamond family. Partnerships with clubs such as Gaborone United are indicative of our ongoing commitment to the development of our affiliated clubs and Botswana football as a whole. We have enjoyed working with them thus far and look forward to a meaningful and dynamic partnership over the seasons to come", said Pius Mokhwela, Botswana Country Manager.
Herbert Letsebe, Head of Marketing for Gaborone United commented: "We are very excited to partner with a globally known sports brand such as Umbro as our technical sponsor for the next three years and we are looking forward to a very fruitful partnership between the two organizations."
"Umbro comes at the right time when Gaborone United SC is venturing into Africa, and we hope to spread our wings as we play across the African continent. We hope this partnership will go a long way in motivating our technical team and players, as well as our supporters; turning Gaborone United into a force to be reckoned with, both locally and continentally."