Wednesday 8TH May, 2013. AFC Leopards this morning is set to launch Ingwe TV in a partnership deal with Zuku Kenya. The event is scheduled as from 9 am at Hotel Intercontinental.
‘This is all part of our efforts to become independent and build our financial base as we expand into other non-traditional ways of raising money. We understand the need to stop relying on one sponsor because ours is a major brand which should bring us more cash in the bank’…. .AFC Leopards Vice Chairman Walter Onyino.
AFC Leopards will become the first local Kenyan Club to have a Television Station dedicate a site to air all their games, trainings, player and coach interviews and much more club related activities and events. It is reported that the deal started at the beginning of the year and already Zuku had been shooting the team’s trainings and games as part of preparation for building content for the site. This is a deal with sets the stage for Ingwe to follow in the steps of European Clubs.
It is a deal which is rumored to be worth more than 9million Shillings.It is worth noting, that AFC Leopards, sometimes back had a similar deal which failed to effectively materialize with the now defunct Smart TV; A deal in which AFC Leopards used to receive Ksh. 3 million a year.
GameYetu wishes AFC Leopards All the best as they begin such a noble journey.