AFC Leopards Sponsorship Contract Might go to Tribunal eventually

AFC Leopards Sponsorship Contract Might go to Tribunal eventually

Kenya’s Sports Dispute Terminal has ruled for a dispute between two rivaling factions within the management of the nation’s Premier League football club AFC Leopards regarding two sponsorship deals with gambling operators Betway and Sportpesa.

Based on the tribunal, both agreements were void plus the two factions will have to concur upon one sponsor. Otherwise, the tribunal itself shall choose which one for the two organizations could be represented by AFC Leopards.

John Ohaga, Chairman associated with the SDT, explained that under an understanding, made on December 22, 2015, all of the club’s choices regarding the above-mentioned deals need that is first be approved by tribunal members in order to be deemed legitimate.

One of many club’s factions finalized a sponsorship contract with Sportpesa on January 26, and also the other penned a deal that is similar competing Betway merely a day later. Mr. Ohaga stated that the two teams went ahead with inking the said deals without waiting for those to be authorized and this is excatly why the tribunal has declared them void.

The SDT Chairman additionally stated that they have talked towards the two gambling operators as well and so they have explained which they had signed valid sponsorship agreements with AFC Leopards. It appears that the 2 businesses have stated that they may sooner or later bring the problem to court. According to Mr. Ohaga, both Betway and Sportpesa will still be known the tribunal ultimately.

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