MTC last Thursday announced sponsorships of N$2 million for athletes Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi over the next three years.

27 July 2021 | Sports

The sponsorship breakdown is as follows.

MTC will build houses valued at N$300 000 each for both athletes at their home villages.

MTC will provide brand-new iPhone 12s for each athlete and the coach valued at N$24 000 per phone twice during the three years to help them to stay connected at all times during their many international travels.

Both athletes and the coach will each receive airtime to the value of N$36 000 per year. This translates into a monthly airtime allowance of N$3 000 for each athlete over a period of three years.

Each athlete will receive N$100 000 per year for personal upkeep and expenses over the three-year period.

Each athlete will receive N$250 000 per year over the three-year period to assist them with event preparation.

MTC has also committed to hosting one local athletics event in Namibia to honour the achievements of both athletes and to inspire other athletes to reach for the stars. This event will be staged at a total cost of N$1 million.