The first and largest telecommunications company in Namibia MTC today announced a sports sponsorship worth $N88. 5 million to six sports codes the Namibia National Youth Games, MTC Windhoek fashion and 081 Every1 Music Fest.
MTC has been one of the few Namibian companies that continued to sponsors sports in the country and have even gone as far as sponsoring prize for the Namibia annual sports awards.
Last year the Namibia Sports Commission honored MTC as one of the major sports corporate at the Namibia annual sports awards.
A total of six sporting codes will benefit from MTC sports sponsorship this includes football, hockey, netball, horse racing,rugby and boxing. The company will also sponsor the Namibia National Youth games, MTC Windhoek fashion and 081 Every1 Music Fest.
MTC will be sponsoring the MTC NFA Cup which is one of the country richest soccer tournament, the annual Dr Hage Geingob Cup tournament and the MTC Hopsol youth soccer league.
The company will sponsor both the men and women national teams.
MTC Nestor Sunshine, MTC Salute Boxing Academy and MTC Kilimanjaro Boxing Club will be benefiting from the MTC sports sponsorship in boxing
After the Namibia women’s netball team the ‘Desert Jewels finished first at the M1 Nations Cup last year MTC saw it befitting to sponsors the Namibia Netball Premier League.
The sport of horse racing has been developing of late in Namibia and MTC will be sponsoring Namibia Horse Racing Association.
Present during the sponsorship deals announcement was Namibia minister of sports Erastus Amutenya Uutoni who thanked MTC for coming up with such a massive sports sponsorship.
MTC Namibia becomes the first corporate in the Southern African Region to sponsor a total of six sports codes.