Betway announced today that they will be the new principal sponsor of the Premier League football club West Ham United. The agreement between the two parties means that Betway will be displaying their logo on the front of the club's jersey and training wear, with the first appearance yesterday against Manchester United.
Betway's Executive Director Bob Dutnall said: “West Ham United are a club with a rich history and passionate supporters and we’re thrilled to have secured this sponsorship at a time when the team are performing so well. The Barclays Premier League is the world’s most popular football competition and the sport is synonymous with excitement and betting, making it a perfect fit for our growing brand. We are looking forward to supporting the Hammers on the pitch and rewarding their fans off it with innovative Betway offers and special markets.”
West Ham United Vice-Chairman Karren Brady said: “We are pleased to welcome Betway to the Club as our new principal sponsor, in what is our biggest-ever commercial deal. Like us, Betway are an ambitious, forward-thinking company and the size of the agreement reflects our status as one of the fastest growing brands in world football. Betway join us at one of the most exciting periods in our history and we will be working closely with them as we prepare to bid an emotional farewell to our home of more than 110 years before moving into our stunning new Stadium in 2016.”