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Return of Kappa to Kaizer Chiefs ends Nike’s 23-year run

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Italian sportswear manufacturer Kappa has rekindled an association with Kaizer Chiefs by signing on as the South African Premier Soccer League club’s official technical sponsor and licensing partner, an agreement that ends Nike’s long-running involvement.

Kappa has agreed an initial five-year contract that will commence from the 2023-24 season. Under the terms of the new agreement, Kappa will supply kit and accessory products to all Chiefs teams. In addition, Kappa will have the right to manufacture and distribute Chiefs and Kappa branded merchandise and accessory products in South Africa, throughout Africa and across the globe.

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