Tafadzwa Chigandiwa, Sports Reporter
Harare giants, Caps United have officially unveiled a new partnership deal with a local clothing manufacturer, Kutaura Enterprises.
The new development was confirmed by the clubs’ head of commercial and media, Raymond Gonde, during a press conference yesterday.
According to Gonde, the latest deal will see Makepekepe formally receiving informal wear from Kutaura Enterprises a Harare based company that has been in existence since 1981.
“Today (Monday) we would like to announce that Caps United and Kutaura Enterprises consummate a partnership deal that will see Kutaura becoming the official informal wear part for the team,” he said.
Gonde added that the deal will benefit the Green Machine family as a whole, from the technical team, players and the fans.
“We approached Kutaura Enterprises towards this partnership deal that will spearhead and come up with Caps United branded street wear and or leisure wear for the dressing of both men and women together with young and old Makepekepe fans.”
“Kutaura will provide our technical team and the players with five sets of golf t-shirts, five Caps United kit shirts, five sets of masks and two sets of caps.
“There are all embroided with the club’s badge though there are in various colours. We have green, black, yellow and white,” he added.
Kutaura Enterprises director, Vijay Patel expressed his happiness towards the deal, indicating that it will help all Caps United followers.
“I’m happy that we have struck a deal with one of the biggest clubs in the country. We will be supplying them with fashionable clothing wear and other items,” Patel said.
Caps United captain Ronald Chitiyo and supporter’s representative Loveness Kachidza expressed their gratitude toward this deal.
“On behalf of the players, we are happy to have such a deal in our team because wearing good regalia as a team induce confidence to the team, the boys can now feel special that they for Caps,” Chitiyo said.
Kachidza then added urged all fans to rally behind this project.
She insisted that supporters should buy the clothing wear to boost the clubs’ financial situation, especially in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“As a Caps United supporter, i plead and urge all the Green Machine including those that are in the diaspora and anywhere outside the country to buy this newly introduced regalia.
“If we all buy the clothing wear this will help and benefit the team financially considering that we are amid Covid-19,” she added.