It is reported that the GFA signed a partnership deal with Decathlon Ghana Limited on Thursday 22 October. The Sportswear Retailers will thus become the Official GFA Retail Partner for the sale of all Black Stars Paraphernalia.
This deal agreement worth GHc1,000,000. According to the partnership agreement, Decathlon Ghana partnership will provide One Thousand (1000) Kipsta Balls valued at One Hundred Fifty Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHc150,000.00) per year for four years.
Under the agreement, the GFA will also receive other complementary Sports products valued GHc100,000.00 per year for the four year period totaling GHc400,000.00.
At the launch of the partnership deal at the Decathlon Retail shop (Junction Mall), GFA President Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku announced that the balls and sports products will specifically allocated to the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
“This partnership will ensure that the Women’s games are well equipped to enable them excel in their discipline. Therefore, over the 4-year contract period Decathlon Ghana will support the development of Women’s football in Ghana to the tune of GHc600,000.00”.
“The GFA will also have the honour of receiving other complementary Sports products valued at GHc100,000.00 per year. Totaling GHc400,000.00 for the four(4) year period under this agreement. All to be used by Clubs in the Women Premier League(WPL).” The GFA President disclosed.
Country Manager of Decathlon Ghana stated that its an honour to support the development of Ghana Football. And he reiterated the Sports Wear Company’s commitment to the agreement.
French Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Anne Sophie AVÉ also attended the launch. H.E expressed delight at the partnership between the GFA and the French Sportswear Giants.