Asante Kotoko SC

This, she said could make Kotoko one of the best clubs on the African Continent.

She said for the club to achieve this feat, it would depend on the contributions of the supporters, which would go a long way for its development.

Mrs Odro made the call when the playing body, technical and the management of the club called on the company in Accra at the weekend.


The visit was to express the appreciation of the club to the management of the company for signing a five-year renewable sponsorship agreement with the team and also to introduce the players, the technical team and the management to the company.

The agreement, initiated by Big Cash Ghana and Impillo Global Investment of South Africa, would enable Kotoko to secure good training pitches, a sports academy, a sports hall and a modern secretariat.

There would also be an exchange programme for coaches, players and the technical team as well as insurance covers for the players and the management and the recruitment of quality players

The company had put on to the Ghanaian market five more products, which would enable the supporters of the club the opportunity to contribute financially to the club by buying the policy which a percentage would be paid to Kotoko.

Mrs Odro said the sponsorship of the team formed part of the company’s corporate social responsibilities.

She said the company delivers innovative insurance solutions that are customised to the unique risks faced everyday by specific segments of the market.

Mrs Odro said one of the key business models of the company is to form a profitable partnership that results in the win-win-win- and that is what the business entity has done.

She commended the team for the impressive performance in the league so far and expressed the hope that they would fight better than before and win the ultimate.

Mr Samuel Opoku Nti, Chief Executive Officer of the club, who led the delegation, thanked the company for the sponsorship and expressed the hope that that the sponsorship would go a long way for the players to give of their best.

Mr Kwabena Oseei-Bonsu, Executive Director of Big Cash Ghana, said sports development and promotion is paramount the operations of the company and its partners.

‘For us as a sports agency, it is indeed a dream come true to be associated with the club with its rich history and for that matter as Africa’s Club of the century’’.

All the players expressed their joy over the deal that had been signed and gave the assurance that they would do everything possible to ensure the success of the club.

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana


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