NMB Bank and Azam FC has mutually agreed to extend their sponsorship partnership for one more year. 

The new partnership commenced in September 2017 and as it has always been the most lucrative in the Club’s 10-year history.
Signing of the new partnership serves as an extension of the sponsorship which was first signed in 2014, renewed in 2016 for one year and now, the bank has decided to extend for one more year.


As Azam FC main partner, NMB Bank will feature on the front of Azam FC playing shirts. 

"This close partnership brings together Tanzania’s largest bank and Tanzania’s biggest football club and the historical champions of Mapinduzi Cup,” says NMB Bank’s Managing Director – Ineke Bussemaker 

 Ms Bussemaker said “No other sport in Tanzania has more active participants, spectators and fans than football. The Azam FC team in particular has a unique power to unite many Tanzanians. It is therefore only natural that NMB Bank – whose customer base forms part of football fans – thus helps to ensure a continuation of the broad popular support that characterizes the Azam FC football team."


"This is a long term partnership, mutual and beneficial for both of us. We believe that we can learn from each other – and achieve good results together." Insisted Ms Bussemaker 

The Azam FC Managing Director – Abdul Mohamed said “We’re pleased to have extended the biggest commercial partnership deal in the Club's history with an ambition of creating a close bond between our fans and the bank. We will continue working closely to realize our ambitions together, understanding that we are both brands that bring Tanzanians together.” 

Mr Mohamed further said:  "We are excited to extend our partnership with the largest Bank in the country, the bank that has supported local football for many years. This represents another important step forward in Azam FC’s development on and off the pitch."