Roman Abramovich´s company, Truphone, is officially Vitesse´s new shirt sponsor. Truphone is a London-based mobile telecommunications company, and in February 2013, Abramovich purchased a 23.3% stake for £70m.
We went into considerable detail last month on how the sponsorship deal affects the relationship between Chelsea and Vitesse, and it´s worth reposting excerpts now that the deal is official. T
he deal replaces the similarly named Youfone as Vitesse´s shirt sponsor. Vitesse went without a shirt sponsor for much of this season and picked up Youfone for the second half of the season.