Cape Town - PUMA has announced an extension of it's partnership, which began in 2005, with the Ghana Football Association
Effective immediately, the new contract sees PUMA continue as the
technical supplier and official partner to the GFA for a further long term,
during which PUMA will continue to supply playing kits, training apparel and
equipment to all associated Ghana National Football Teams.
PUMA’s production and distribution of official
replica kits and fan merchandise for the GFA on a global level will also be
The Global Sports brand has a rich
heritage in African Football and has been actively engaged in the continent
since 1998. PUMA has also enjoyed a long and
successful relationship with Ghana, partnering with the GFA since 2005.
Christian Voigt, PUMA’s Senior Head of
Sports Marketing comments: “We are very
happy to extend our partnership with the Ghana Football Association."
"African Football is important to PUMA, and the
ten years of partnership we have enjoyed with the GFA have seen some great
moments – none more so than the Black Stars being a kick away from becoming the
first African team to reach a World Cup semi-final, four years ago.
"The appetite and passion for football in
Ghana is infectious, and this wonderful spirit has endeared the national team
to the World. We are proud to be
associated with them and to continue this relationship." concluded Voigt.
Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana
Football Federation said: “Over the past
decade, PUMA has excelled in its commitment and support for the Ghana Football
Association, and we are very happy this partnership will continue."
Nyantakyi continued: "PUMA understands African Football and the
nature of its teams and they have delivered everything we have asked of them in
helping prepare all of the Ghana senior and youth teams to go forward and be
"Signing this new contract
with PUMA gives us great confidence for the years ahead, kicking off with the
2015 Africa Cup of Nations next week.”