The Government of the Federal Republic of Tanzania has welcomed and pledged its full support to leading gaming firm SportPesa after it officially rolled out its operations in the country in Dar-es-Salaam.
SportPesa Tanzania announced a TSh50m (over USD 22,000) sponsorship for the Serengeti Boys football team that will play at a youth tournament in Gabon.
Chief Guest and Tanzania Minister for Information, Culture and Sport, Dr. Harrison Mwakyembe welcomed the company as a valuable partner in sports development saying:
“I assure you of my Ministry’s support. Karibu nchi ya michezo. This is an important and unique chance to develop sports and we will not let this opportunity go.”
Interim Betting Control of Tanzania Director General, James Mbawe said: “This is great success for Tanzania because it will increase our visibility. We are proud of their coming,”