Safaricom unveil Ksh.50Million football sponsorship

Safaricom unveil Ksh.50Million football sponsorship

Safaricom unveil Ksh.50Million football sponsorship

Safaricom Director of Strategy and innovation Joe Ogutu hands over the cheque to MPD directors with Minister Hassan Wario and Mohammed Nyaoga watching on .Event happened at the Michael Joseph Center Nairobi.

Safaricom has unveiled a one year sponsorship for the My Professional Dream (MPD) Academies, a newly launched football talent programme designed to identify and nurture football talent from different parts of the country.

The sponsorship is valued at Ksh. 50 million and will be known as the Safaricom Next Generation programme. It will adopt a holistic approach to developing talented youngsters aged between 11 and 16 years and plans to admit 75 boys and girls into an elite football coaching academy within the coming weeks.

"This platform will give aspiring footballers a chance to hone their skills from a young age, as well as give them opportunities to display their talents to the right people at the right time and right places both locally and  abroad," said  Joe Ogutu, Director - Innovation and Strategy, Safaricom.

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