The Emmanuel Babayaro lead management team of Kaduna United have sealed a shirt sponsorship deal with an Oil firm in the state to brand their training kit.

Edi-Jen Petroleum signed a season long deal with the Nigeria National League side to brand their training kits ahead of the start of the Nigeria National League, the first to be achieved by the club since it was formed in 2001.

Emmanuel Babayaro lead friends of football recently took over managing the team in a concession agreement with the state government for the next three years with an agreement to run the club without funding from the state government.

The training kits shirt deal is the first of many deals the team are expected to sign as Owngoalnigeria.com gathered they are also in talks with other companies over branding of the team’s jersey.

Few weeks ago, Kaduna United emerged as champions of the Kaduna State FA cup beating Zaria Strickers 2-0 in the finals played at the Kaduna Township Stadium and in the process secured one of the two tickets to represent the state at national level.