The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) and PUMA have announced a new partnership that will see the sportswear giant become the official technical partner of CAF for several CAF events, including the Africa Cup of Nations in Côte d’Ivoire in 2023.
The agreement will commence on November 1, 2023, and will see PUMA supply the official match ball at CAF tournaments, as well as provide the kit for referees and engage in several marketing opportunities, both inside and outside the stadium.
CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe said that he was delighted that PUMA, which is one of the leading sportswear manufacturing companies in the world, was partnering with CAF to develop and grow football in Africa.
PUMA CEO Bjørn Gulden expressed his pride in being the official technical partner of CAF and his support for the development of African football.
He strongly believes in the power of sport to unite people and create positive change. He also noted that he is committed to working with CAF to make the Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 the best tournament yet.
The official match ball for the Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 will be launched by CAF and PUMA at the Final Draw on Thursday, October 12, at 7 p.m.