The Ghana Football Association on Thursday unveiled Decathlon Ghana as its official retail partner in a 4-year deal at a ceremony in Accra.
Per the Agreement, Decathlon Ghana Limited will be the Official GFA Retail Partner for the sale of all Black Stars Paraphernalia.
Decathlon is among the largest retailer sports stores in Ghana. It offers its clients with all sporting solutions under one roof.
Decathlon Ghana stores have been operating in the country since 2016.
Decathlon sports is arguably among the most significant sport products retailer in the world. It was established by Michael Leclercq back in 1976. During the time of its establishment, the store was known as Oxylane. The company has more than 1500 stores spread across 49 countries, Ghana included.
As part of the 4-year partnership, Decathlon Ghana will provide One Thousand (1000) Kipsta Balls valued at One Hundred Fifty Thousand Ghana Cedis (Ghc150,000.00) per year for four years.
Under the agreement, the GFA will also receive other complementary Sports products valued GHc100,000.00 per year for the four year period totaling GHc400,000.00.
At the launch of the partnership deal at the Decathlon Retail shop(Junction Mall), GFA President Kurt Edwin Simeon-Okraku announced that the balls and sports products will specifically allocated to the Women’s Premier League (WPL).
“This partnership will ensure that the Women’s games are well equipped to enable them excel in their discipline. Therefore, over the 4-year contract period Decathlon Ghana will support the development of Women’s football in Ghana to the tune of GHc600,000.00”.
“The GFA will also have the honour of receiving other complementary Sports products valued at GHc100,000.00 per year, totaling GHc400,000.00 for the four(4) year period under this agreement. All to be used by Clubs in the Women Premier League(WPL), the GFA President disclosed.
Country Manager of Decathlon Ghana stated that its an honour to support the development of Ghana Football and reiterated the Sports Wear Company’s commitment to the agreement.
The launch was also attended by the French Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Anne Sophie AVÉ who expressed delight at the partnership between the GFA and the French Sportswear Giants.