By Angu Lesley
Football Writer kick442.com-Cameroon
Legendary Cameroon Elite One outfit Canon Yaounde have penned a new kitting deal with Belgian fabrics firm, FURA.
The partnership was brought before the public on Friday, February 26 in Yaoundé-Cameroon during an event attended by representatives of both institutions plus other invited institutions including the local and international media.
The Belgian firm have penned a two-year deal from the upcoming season and are expected to fully dress the Club’s personel plus provide auxiliary equipments like balls and bags for the life span of the relationship.
“We have engaged with Canon because it is a great Club and their project entices us. That’s why we are joining them in achieving that,” Carlot Munday, FURA’s representative in Africa stated.
Fura kits Clubs in DR Congo, Angola, Niger, Rwanda, Ivory Coast and most-recently signed a deal to kit Cameroon’s most successful Club Cotonsport of Garoua.
It is certainly a new era in the life of the ten times Cameroon champions and multiple CAF interclub competition winners whose marketing team lead by the celebrated Franck Ghislain Onguene are stopping at nothing in the move to implement the new Kpa-Kpum project.
Canon’s CEO Emmanuel Nyangono expressed his satisfaction about the deal and stated it could be a springboard to push the Club to the top-flight Championship within the shortest time.
“I am very satisfied because this improves our visibility. It is an honor. This is going to boast us to work,” the CEO explained.
Canon is widely considered as the most successful Cameroon Club especially on the continental scene and most recently they have embarked on a branding campaign which has brought some new faces and partners to the Club including cereals food producers Broli.
The boys from the capital town, Kribi, are preparing for their third season since their return to the Cameroon Elite One championship and expected to make a serious claim for good results under coach Minkreo Birwe when the league resumes this weekend after an over eleven months Corona Virus pandemic and internal squabbles-imposed break.