Kenyan Premier League side Sony Sugar are set for a new look after securing a sponsorship deal with QuantDragon a Hon Kong based company.
Speaking to Ghetto Radio Sports the clubs’ technical director Willis Wafula said the sponsorship deal will run for one year but the deal is renewable.
“We are very happy having been able to secure sponsorship with QuantDragon who have agreed to come on board as our sponsors for the next on year with the deal been renewable at the end of the season.” Said Wafula
During the last season the team settled for position 5 despite going through financial woes which led to a mass exit from their most dependable players at the end of the season.
According to the technical director securing the sponsorship deal will enable the team play quality football without off field sideshows.
“It was a tough season for the team financially but despite that the team was able to secure the top 5 spot in the league and now that we have secured sponsorship the players will be able to focus on the matches without worrying about money issues.” said Wafula
Wafula is a former KPL champion with Tusker FC and has experience as a team manager with different teams in the country which he plans to use to his advantage in executing his new role.
“Having experience as a former player myself and working with players as a team manager for different teams has given me a better understanding of player needs which is necessary when building a new relationship with the players.” addedAwilo
Already the team has secured the service of former Kangemi All Stars coach James Nandwa for the next season after the exit Patrick Odhiambo.
Awilo says they are ready for the new season and will be challenging for the trophythis season.
“Our opponents should be prepared to face a strong team that is ready to challenge for the top honors in the league and to our fans we thank you for your continued support which is always a morale boost to the team.”
The teams first match will be against KCB on 30th August in Awendo.
The Kenyan Premier League has witnessed a revolutionary change in current times with more investors continuing to inject money into the different teams.