The Ghana Football Association (GFA) director of communications Henry Asante Twum says the GFA was right to announce a three year with Italian sporting apparel company Macron and has rebuffed critics who are against the announcement emphasizing that the Italy-based organization is aware of the deal – even though no such official communication has been made by the Bologna-based company.
“Has Macron issued any press statement from Italy distancing themselves from the deal” Henry Asante quizzed on Kumasi-based Fox FM on Saturday morning.
“Macron has not threatened to sue the GFA for using their brand illegally and so where from this farce. The deal would not have been done without the approval of Macron. How can the GFA tell the whole world it has an agreement with a global brand like Macron when it is not true.” Mr. Asante stated.
The GFA entered into an agreement with a local agent (Koreen Kalaga Enterprise) recognized by Macron after earlier engagements between the governing body of football in the country and the Italian firm.
According to the terms of the deal Macron will supply 5, 000 Macron balls to the GFA for each of the next three seasons.