Harare Rugby Board signs three-year sponsorship contract with Paramount Garments

THE Harare rugby Board has signed a three year sponsorship deal with local clothing manufacturer, Pararmount Garments which will see them become title sponosrs of the Harare Rugby Board League (HRBL).
The deal was signed at the giant manufacturer’s offices in Southerton will see Paramount Garments sponosr Harare province Under 20 and Senior leagues for both men and women.
Under the package, Paramount Garments will sponsor the teams’playing & training kit for all the clubs, flag pole, post shields for all playing venues, all referee and match official fees and costs , all ambulance cost fr the whole season.
Paramount Garments Group Finance Director Jeremy Youmans said they had agred on a nominal fee and was open to review due to inflation.
“We have settled for nominal fee of ZWD250 00 subject to change, we are committeed o care of all the costs regardless of price increases and changes in the economy. Pararmount is paying for the provision of the services no matter the costs,” said Youmans.
We are comiing to provide a better structure for the clubs and help them develop their own products and not to takeover what the clubs are doing,” added Youmans.
“For this season we have settled for ZWD 250 000 for this year 2020-21 but over the course of three years they get to cushion us against inflation and its not just a staraight sponsorship,” added Harare Rugby Board chairman Joe Kawonza.
Harare Rugby Board spokeperson Shingirai Vere said the league would kick of next week during the first weekend of February.
Harare Rugby Board chairman Joe Kawonza said they were thrilled with the prtnership with Paramount Garments which he described as a first in rugby. It is was quite challenging to run the league but with the coming of Paramount we are grateful to Paramount.
“We are definitely excited with the deal we have sealed with Paramount Garments which will see them become the title sponsors of of our league and long may this partnership continue. We hope to develop talent that will feed our senior national teams the sevens team known as “Cheetahs” and the 15’s side “The Sables” through this development programme and leagues under HRB. We are very cognisant of the need to develop the game at highest level and this is a star of greater things to come,” said Kawonza.
“As Harare rugby Board we are committed to introducing new elements to the game and spread it countrywide, as part of efforts to grow the game we will be providing regular social media updates through various platforms as well as match highlights,” said Vere.

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