EFF, Errea agree technical sponsorship deal
Errea, an Italian sportswear company, announced that it is the new official technical sponsor for the Ethiopian national football team. A four-year contract will see Errea kitting out both the Ethiopians men’s and women’s national teams and supplying material for their respective youth sectors.
The agreement will be reviewed every year to help the national teams and if they are successful the sponsorship deal will increase. EFF President Junedin Basha stated during announcement that the new deal us another milestone for Ethiopian football
"We are happy to have partnered with Errea. It's a very good deal for our national teams. It a milestone as we seek to cover all areas in our mission to help Ethiopian football grow from the youth to the senior level," he said.
"Errea is a top brand from Europe and associating with them will give us a lot of impact for continued growth," he said.
The sponsorship deal includes all Ethiopian national teams except the Ethiopian Olympics team (U23).
Walias, Lucys, the U-20 men and women and the U-17 men and women will all benefit from the deal.
Each year Errea will supply 90,000 euros worth of equipment to the national teams, whereas the EFF is expected to buy 50,000 euros worth of materials. Meaning the deal will be worth 140,000 euros per year and it includes from playing kits, boots to water drinking bottles.
Errea is the first and only company in Europe from the team wear sector, to have been awarded the Oeko-Text standard 100 certificate, from the most important international institute for ecological textile research and testing.
Errea will also open its first Africa shop in Addis Ababa.