Dynamos FC and Highlanders FC, the two biggest football clubs in Zimbabwe, are to get multi-million dollar sponsorship from Sakunda Holdings, ZimLive reports.
According to the report, the two clubs will each get USD 1 million every year for 3 years, in a deal set to be announced in the coming days.
Sakunda Holdings is owned by Kudakwashe Tagwirei.
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In August 2020, both Tagwirei and Sakunda Holdings were placed under sanctions by the United States government or providing corrupt support to the leadership of the Government of Zimbabwe. Said a US government official then:
“Tagwirei and other Zimbabwean elites have derailed economic development and harmed the Zimbabwean people through corruption. The United States supports the economic well-being of the Zimbabwean people and will target repressive and corrupt acts and graft by Zimbabwean politicians and their financiers.”