Internet betting firm Betway has announced that it has signed a sponsorship deal with West Ham United, which will see the group's logo on the teams kits.
West Ham United is currently playing in the Barclays Premier League, and is in eighth place on the league table. As a result of the deal, Betway will also have naming rights to the West Stand at Boleyn Ground.
Commenting on the deal Betway 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”.
West Ham United Vice Chairman Karren Brady added: “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.”