Demirkaya Tunahan, General Manager of fitcom and Ertemcoz Serdar, Fitcom Agent to Africa, arrived in Accra on Monday, ahead of the signing ceremony and launch on Thursday, May 9.
The deal brokered by Nana Yaw Amponsah, founder and chairman of Division One side Phar Rangers and an aspirant to the presidency of the Ghana Football Association seat, is the biggest in the world’s history.
It may also be the single sponsorship package to impact the widest spread of beneficiaries in Ghana football.
The beneficiary clubs are spread among local Premier League sides, Division One League campaigners, and women’s league clubs.
Nearly all the clubs have received samples of the kit, and Thursday’s event will bring together all 62 clubs, who have accepted the offer to be kitted by the Turkish giants whose ultramodern facility manufactures for brands like Jako, Kappa, Ulmsport and for great teams in the German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A , Turkish Superliga.
The clubs include Eleven Wonders, Bechem United, Karela FC, New Edubiase, B.A. United, Nea Salamina, Achiken FC, King Faisal, Nkoranza Warriors, Sporting Mirren and Nania FC.
Nana Amponsah said that deal is expected to provide each club with a set of home kit, a set of away kit, a set of training kit, a set of tracksuit, polo shirts and bags at no financial cost to the clubs.
“ I believe in branding and packaging our teams as I have on numerous occasions reiterated and this is one step in helping all teams to brand properly,” he said.
If all arrangements succeed, the sponsorship is expected to start from the 2019/20 league season when football competition normalises in Ghana eventually.