AFC Leopards Sponsorship Contract May go to Tribunal eventually

AFC Leopards Sponsorship Contract May go to Tribunal eventually

Kenya’s Sports Dispute Terminal has ruled on 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 and also the two factions will have to concur upon one sponsor. Otherwise, the tribunal itself shall choose what type associated with the two businesses will be represented by AFC Leopards.

John Ohaga, Chairman of the SDT, explained that under an agreement, made on December 22, 2015, all of the club’s choices concerning the above-mentioned deals need that is first be authorized by tribunal users to become considered legitimate.

Among the club’s factions signed a sponsorship agreement with Sportpesa on January 26, and the other penned a deal that is similar rival Betway only a time later on. Mr. Ohaga stated that the 2 teams went ahead with inking the said deals without awaiting those to be approved and also this is excatly why the tribunal has declared them void.

The SDT Chairman additionally said 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. In addition appears that the 2 companies have said that they might eventually bring the situation to court. According to Mr. Ohaga, both Betway and Sportpesa will be referred to still the tribunal eventually.

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