The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and PUMA have reached an agreement that resulted in PUMA becoming CAF’s official technical partner.
The agreement with the German sportswear manufacturer will commence on November 1, 2023. Under the agreement, PUMA will supply the official match ball at CAF tournaments, as well as provide the kit for referees, amongst others.
CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe said: ”We are delighted that PUMA which is one of the leading sportswear manufacturing companies in the world, is partnering with CAF to develop and grow football in Africa.”
On his part, Johan Kuhlo, General Manager EEMEA Distribution at PUMA said: The passion for football runs deep in Africa and PUMA has taken a unique and creative approach in its partnerships with its African teams over the years. Our agreement with CAF celebrates this passion for the sport across the continent and we will jointly develop exciting products specifically for African football.”
PUMA will now provide all official sports wear for the CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup competitions which start in November.
On Thursday 12 October, CAF and PUMA will team up to outdoor the official match ball for the Africa Cup of Nations Cote d’Ivoire 2023 at the Final Draw.