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Goal May Reveal Ingwe Store Opened In Nairobi CBD Has Not Been Operating For Last Month
The AFC Leopards team of the FKF Premier League has closed its product store after failing to secure a new stock of replica jerseys.
objective It can exclusively reveal that the store that opened on June 23 and was supposed to serve fans with club merchandise, has not been operating for the past month.
A source familiar with the event has confirmed that objective the store was closed because the first stock of replica t-shirts had been sold, and the office had yet to insure or ship in new stock.
“It is true that the store has not been operating for the last month,” said the source, who did not want to be identified. objective. “The office says they have no money to bring in new merchandise and therefore the store will be closed.”
The thirteen-time league champions have been trying to establish structures that allow them to earn sustainable financial income and, in June, they became the second club in the country to open a full-fledged merchandise store.
When opening the store, Ingwe President Dan Shikanda said objective: “We have done most of the things related to the merchandise store and by the end of this month we think it will be up and running.
“It will be located in the Nairobi Central Business District (CBD) where it will be easier for our fans to locate it. We will have replicas of club shirts, caps, T-shirts, bands, watches … all with Ingwe fire.
“Fans will have a way to contribute directly to the growth of the club by purchasing Ingwe merchandise in the store. We will also sell our match day tickets in the store at any time. “
The former forward did not hesitate to comment on the quality of the products that will be stored when the store opens.
“We will have quality jerseys for our fans that will be durable compared to counterfeit ones that don’t last long. Cheap is expensive, so for those who want to go for low-quality products from other vendors, we can’t stop them. But buying in our store will help us grow ”, he added.
“Our plan is to expand and have branches throughout the country.”
Wazito is the only other club on the upper level with an official merchandise store.