We are coming for you! Ingwe warn sellers of club Merchandise

We are coming for you! Ingwe warn sellers of club Merchandise
  • AFC Leopards has consulted the Anti-Counterfeit Agency  to curb those selling the replica shirts.
  • The club  say they have lost millions of shillings in revenue through dishonest dealers who cheat fans to purchase fake Jerseys.
  • Chairman Dan Mule says a list of certified dealers will be circulated soon where the merchandise can be bought.

Anyone found selling the replica shirts will be delt with according to the Law were the stern words of warning form AFC Leopards Chairman Dab Mule on Tuesday 21st February 2017 as the club aims to curb excessive loss of club revenue to unscrupulous dealers.

Mule’s warning follows a management directive from the club’s National Executive Council, who with immediate effect suspended the sale of the club’s replica jerseys and other team branded merchandise. According to the chairman, some dealers are still engaging in the act.

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“It has come to our attention that dishonest businessmen have imported thousands of replica shirts in containers that have been discovered in the port city of Mombasa with an aim of cheating unsuspecting fans ahead of the 2017 Kenya Premier League (KPL) kick-off in March. Measures have been put in place to extend the hand of law and end that menace,” expounded Mule.

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Speaking on behalf of the club’s NEC, Mule hinted that the Anti-Counterfeit Agency and The DCI has been working tirelessly and soon some dealers will be aligned in court for acting on their own without consulting the office.

“We want our fans to know that the sale of the fake replica shirts will not benefit our club in any way, so for the sake of the club we ask them to wait for official communication from the team’s leadership,” Mule reiterated.

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In the past the club has shared similar message without much success coming out of it remains to be seen how far Mule and his team are prepared to go to curb the wide spread vice of selling club merchandise.

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