ABS, OWU Sign New Kits Deal For New Season
Published: October 18, 2012
ABS, OWU Sign New Kits Deal For New SeasonAbubakar Bukola Saraki FC (ABS) of Ilorin has joined top Nigerian clubsides who donned jerseys manufactured by an indigenous sports material manufacturer, OWU Sports Wear after signing a three years kitting deal which starts in the coming season.

The official unveiling of the team’s jerseys will soon be announced according to the Chief Executive Officer of OWU, Barrister Tunji Brown who added that his company has been working round the clock to make the replicas of the jerseys available to the Ilorin fans.

OWU Sports Wears who has big club-sides like Shooting Stars under its label had pledged to provide all the wears which include home and away jerseys, training wears and technical officials wears the club would use for the period of the three seasons free of charge.

The indigenous company who is fast taking over the sportswear market in Nigeria claimed the company embarked on the scheme in compliance to its corporate social responsibilities policy.

“We are doing this to encourage and help our clubs to meet with what is obtained when it comes to standard outlook of a team’s outfits. We have thispackage for many of our teams, which we will soon be unveiling”, Brown noted.

He added that “The development is a continual process to bring back spectators to our stands, as we will not stop on the awareness campaign we have embarked upon by making the jerseys available to all and sundry to purchase, so that soccer fans can be wearing ABS’s replica jerseys to stadiums as against wearing European clubs’ colour to watch our league matches”.

The Team Manager of ABS Alloy Chukwuemeka on behalf of the team expressed appreciation to the Lagos firm while assuring OWU of a huge patronage of the team’s replicas, hinging his optimism on the large Ilorin fans base of team, saying “our fans have for long been eager to wear the team’s colour”.

Akanbi Agiri
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