- Sporting brand, PUMA, has today unveiled the 2010 Football Kits for the eleven African teams it sponsors, ahead of the African Cup of Nations to be hosted by Angola early next year.
Puma, which already sponsors Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Egypt, Tunisia, Namibia, Morocco, Angola, Senegal and Togo, also announced the signing of Algeria into it portfolio as of the 1st of January 2010.
"In 2010, Africa will be the center of attention with the Orange African Cup of Nations Angola 2010(TM) in January leading up to the World Cup in South Africa. With a powerful portfolio of eleven PUMA-sponsored African national teams, PUMA is already the most visible football brand in the continent," said Jochen Zeitz, Chairman and CEO, PUMA AG. "We have enjoyed more than a decade of close partnership and collaboration with African football federations. Africa has a great deal to offer the international football community; next year's major tournaments will provide the perfect stage and PUMA is very proud to be a part of them."
In addition to supplying the home and away kits for the national teams, PUMA said it will also produce licensed replica kits and fan wear, available to consumers as of 10 October, 2009 at select wholesale partners.
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