United Football Club and Medallion Sport Company based in Malaysia over the
weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding at a ceremony held at the Brikama
sport is one of the leading companies that manufactures football wears,
trophies and footballs among others and are operating in 10 Asian countries
and two African countries namely Ghana and Nigeria.
Brikama United technical team and team manager, executive members of Brikama Sport Committee, team representatives, players and sport lovers witnessed the event.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Brikama Sport Committee Secretary General Jerreh Manneh described the event as a milestone in the history of Brikama United football club. He said for the first time Brikama United Football Club is signing a sponsorship deal.
SG Manneh reiterated their resolve in working with relevant stakeholders and genuine partners to enhance the performance of the team and also improve all aspects of the team to a higher level.
President of Brikama United Football team Assan Darboe said the signing of the MOU will help his committee achieve one of its promises that is to add value to the football club.
The MOU, he added, will be beneficial to Brikama United and Medallion Sport. “Medallion Sport agrees to provide free customised away and home jerseys. They will also assist Brikama Football club for two years, provide all customized products such as caps, T-shirts, Bags, among others required by Brikama United Football club at a reduced price for the period of Medallion sport operation in The Gambia. He also said that Brikama United will also have a 25% share in any Brikama United replica jerseys that will be sold.”
He commended the company’s country representative Mohammed Lamin Touray, a former Brikama United player for facilitating the link.
Medallion Sport Company country representative Mohammed Lamin Touray said the company was established in 2013, saying the MOU will pave the way for the launching of Medallion Sport Gambia with view a to helping Gambian teams and clubs to have access to quality jerseys and all sporting wears in the country at a lower cost.
The head coach of Brikama United Modou Lamin Nyassi and the team manager Bamba Bojang both expressed satisfaction over the signing of the MOU, saying it will reduce the financial burden on Brikama Sport Committee in terms of purchasing jerseys among others.