SportPesa Tanzania extends contract with Namungo FC   

19Feb 2021
By Guardian Reporter
Dar es Salaam
The Guardian
SportPesa Tanzania extends contract with Namungo FC   

​​​​​​​SPORTS betting firm, SportPesa Tanzania, has extended its contract with Vodacom Premier League (VPL) squad, Namungo FC, for one year.

Director of Administration and Compliance at SportPesa Tanzania, Tarimba Abbas (L), hands over a dummy cheque to Namungo FC's player, Stephen Sey (C), and Chairman, Hassan Zidadu, shortly after the two parties had signed a new one-year contract in Dar es Salaam on Thursday. PHOTO; CORRESPONDENT

The firm will be sponsoring the outfit from Lindi for the second year in a row.

Namungo FC's Chairman, Hassan Zidadu, noted: ''I would like to appreciate SportPesa for accepting us and extend the contract for another year.''

He disclosed: ''This is a sure sign they appreciate us and are backing our efforts to bolster the side's management.''

“We promise to boost this cooperation by performing well given you are keen on seeing to it the club operates efficiently and live up to expectations.''

“We have made it to the CAF Confederation Cup's play offs. This achievement motivates us to continue excelling and I can dare to state we wouldn't have reached this stage, had the company not backed us,'' he disclosed.

Director of Administration and Compliance at Sportpesa Tanzania, Tarimba Abbas, congratulated Namungo FC for observing good management and seeing to it the outfit excels in the CAF Confederation Cup and promote Tanzania and the firm.

He said: “This made us keep on backing the side. If you look at the side, you can witness how the side works hard and ensure it scales great heights.''

“We wish you all the best in your fixtures, in this contract the club is expected to be honoured if it makes it to the continental tournament's quarterfinals, semi-finals and, in the end, lift the top honour.''

SportPesa are main sponsors for domestic outfits, Simba and Yanga, and they have lately extended their contract with Namungo FC.

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