Thursday, November 25, 2010

AFN, Nike Sign New Kitting Deal

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), on Wednesday in far-away, Washington, United States, signed a sponsorship deal with sports wear manufacturing giant Nike.
The deal, which will see the firm kitting Nigeria, and lavish bonus for Nigerian athletes that excel in international athletics events was signed on behalf of the AFN by its President, Chief Solomon Ogba, while the Nike representatives penned the deal for his company.
An ecstatic Ogba, said from Washington, last night that he will give a break down of the deal when he returns to Nigeria, but assured that the deal is set to reposition Nigerian athletics and all stakeholders will be very happy about the new deal.
“We have been in this discussion for a long while and now, we can proudly announce that we have a new kitting contract with Nike, which is akin to international standard. It’s a new dawn for us and we hope we can sustain the relationship as we look to ensuring that our athletes excel so that they can reap from the new Nike deal”, he said.

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