Kenya’s Sports Dispute Terminal has ruled on a dispute between two rivaling factions inside the management of the country’s Premier League soccer club AFC Leopards related to two sponsorship relates to gambling operators Betway and Sportpesa.
Based on the tribunal, both agreements were void therefore the two factions will need to concur upon one sponsor. Otherwise, the tribunal itself will choose what type of the two companies is represented by AFC Leopards.
John Ohaga, Chairman associated with SDT, explained that under an understanding, made on December 22, 2015, all the club’s decisions about the above-mentioned deals first need certainly to be approved by tribunal users in order to be deemed valid.
One of the club’s factions finalized a sponsorship contract with Sportpesa on January 26, and also the other penned a comparable cope with rival Betway merely a day later on. Mr. Ohaga stated that the 2 groups have gone ahead with inking the said deals without waiting for those to be approved and also this is excatly why the tribunal has declared them void.
The SDT Chairman also stated that they had signed valid sponsorship agreements with AFC Leopards that they have talked to the two gambling operators as well and they have explained. It appears that the 2 companies have stated that they might eventually bring the situation to court. In accordance with Mr. Ohaga, both Betway and Sportpesa will be referred to still the tribunal ultimately. Continue reading “AFC Leopards Sponsorship Deal Might go to Tribunal eventually”