FAZ terminates MAFRO deal
The football Association of Zambia has terminated it’s Kit sponsorship deal with Singaporean Kit manufacturers Mafro. This is according to a press statement from the Association and made available to Zambianfootball.co.zm
The association has cited MAFRO’s failure to meet it’s obligations ads the reason. Despite the agreement for the provision of playing kit and replica jerseys, MAFRO has only partially fulfilled its obligation with regard to playing kit and similarly not been able to meet their delivery schedule for replica
FAZ and MAFRO signed a two year deal in may. The Association is already in the process of looking for a new sponsor.
“Following the agreement between the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) and kit supplier MAFRO signed in 2017, FAZ wishes to announce a review of the partnership
The contract between FAZ and MAFRO was based on the premise that either parties would meet their obligations to the other.”
“Despite agreement for the provision of playing kit and replica jerseys, MAFRO has only partially fulfilled its obligation with regard to playing kit and similarly not been able to meet their delivery schedule for replica kits.”
“MAFRO is therefore in breach of contract by their failure to meet these and several other conditions set out.
These matters have been brought to their attention and they have been given several opportunities to redress the situation to no avail.
In view of the current status, FAZ has begun discussions with other potential partners.
This decision by FAZ to discontinue the partnership with MAFRO will be followed by a claim for loss of business due to MAFRO’s inability to adhere to the contract and FAZ will be seeking legal redress.”
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