Months after losing a multi-million sponsorship package from Fisd, Peter Mponda’s Wizards FC have landed another multi-million sponsorship deal with Premier Bet.
The signing in ceremony took place on Wednesday morning at Sports Council offices where the two parties refused to reveal details of the contract by saying its an ‘open’ sponsorship agreement.
Wizards Chairman Ophman Kondowe hailed Premier Bet for coming to their rescue saying running a team without sponsors is a huge task.
“What we did was to write a proposal to them and they were convinced with what we explained. We met some weeks ago to finalize everything.”
“It wasn’t easy running a club without sponsors. We are very grateful for this gesture and we will do whatever it takes to safeguard the sponsorship. We will not reveal details of the contract but it’s an open sponsorship agreement,” he said.
On the team’s survival in the top flight, Kondowe said: “We are very optimistic of surviving the chop in the top flight because we have brought in some well experienced players so we are definitely here to stay,” he explained.
Managing director for Premier Bet Operations Manager, Juao Molares said he was delighted to partner Wizards FC and promised them of a long term partnership.
“I met Peter Mponda some weeks ago where we discussed business and I was convinced that he was the right person to partner with. We are establishing ourselves in the country and with this partnership, we are very assured of reaching out to every place in Malawi and we are promising Wizards FC of a long term partnership,” said Molares.
Representing Super League of Malawi (Sulom), Treasurer Tiya Somba Banda hailed Premier Bet for sponsoring the team saying that’s the only way of developing football in the country.
He also hailed Mponda for what he is doing in developing talents in the country.