This was confirmed by the German apparel company spokesperson, although not as an ambassador or contracted.
PUMA, previously sponsored “Shuffle” during his days with both Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
“As a previous sponsor of Jabu, we have continued to give him boots and some training items but he is not under contract with PUMA,” says Robyn Frick PR Marketing Manager at PUMA SA.
Owing to discipline and astounding fitness level, “Shuffle” recently signed a three-months contract with SuperSport United, a move which took all and sundry by surprise considering his age.
Off the field, Jabu is an ambassador, motivational speaker for ‘Matsatsantsa a Pitori’ and has his own TV sport show HIS-tory!
PUMA did not confirm or deny whether the contract could be signed.