One of Nigeria’s leading sportswear firms, OWU, is set to take a new leap in the business of football merchandise by opening a store in the heart of Lagos on December 14, 2016 with products of top-flight club’s for sale.
OWU Sportswear already kit six of the 20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) teams and is now hoping to cash in on the growing interest in the following of the top division by opening an outlet to cater for the demand of merchandise under its stable.
Earlier this month, OWU Sportswear announced that it has secured an agreement to kit NPFL clubs, Akwa United and Rivers United.
“Owu sportswear on 11th of November 2016 expanded its reach across Nigeria by adding Rivers Utd and Akwa Utd to teams that will wear its apparel in 2016-17 season of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). We look forward to a successful partnership with these two wonderful teams, as we continue to do our best to move Nigeria football forward,” it stated.
Other NPFL clubs in partnership with OWU are Sunshine Stars, MFM FC, Remo Stars and ABS FC.
Second tier sides like Go-Round FC, Prime FC, Gateway FC, Dreams FC, Crown FC, FRSC FC and in the Women League Osun Babes are also in partnership with the sportswear company.