AmaZulu FC and Umbro SA enter into long term sponsorship deal


AmaZulu General Manager, Lunga Sokhela

AmaZulu Football Club is excited to announce that it has agreed a long-term sponsorship agreement with Umbro SA, the world-famous footballing brand, for the start of 2018/19 campaign as the Club’s main kit supplier.

Umbro currently supplies kit and training wear to more than 150 professional teams around the world, including the Peruvian and Jamaican national soccer sides, and is also the official kit manufacturer for English Premier League clubs AFC Bournemouth, Everton FC and West Ham United.

Mr Lunga Sokhela, the club General Manager was quoted as saying, “It’s an exciting deal for us because our club will have the best quality technical football product and apparel in the upcoming season.”

“What’s also great news is we are working with a trusted brand known for its design excellence and I believe our supporters will come to appreciate the accessibility of club merchandise across many stores in the country. We look forward to the launch of the jersey which will be revealed in due course”

Speaking about the deal, Umbro South Africa’s Director, Donovan Bell said: “We’re delighted that AmaZulu will be wearing our universally recognised double-diamond at the start of the 2018/19 season.

“Our brand is steeped in football history and we recognised this to be a natural fit with AmaZulu who themselves have a significant and rich heritage in South African football. This is an important step in our growth locally and we are excited for the AmaZulu fans to see the bespoke kits we will be creating in partnership with the Club.

The partnership with Umbro begins at the start of the 2018/19 season, with the Club’s new kits being unveiled in the coming months.

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