South African Club Chippa United Agree To One-Year Deal With Vodacom
Telecom company Vodacom and South African Premier Soccer League newcomers Chippa United have agreed to a R500,000 ($59,747) deal, according to Ramatsiyi Moholoa of the SOWETAN. The one-year deal was signed by the Chilli Boys with the "giant telecommunications company's Western Cape provincial branch and not the national office." The agreement comes with an option to renew the sponsorship. Part of the deal will see Chippa United's Owner Chippa Mpengesi also "acquiring some of the franchise shops in the province" (SOWETAN, 10/1).