20 November 2012

South Africa: Sasol Scoop the Sponsor of the Year Award

SASOL was named Sponsor of the Year at the 2012 Spar gsports awards at an award ceremony held at the Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg, on Tuesday, 20 November, 2012.

Sasol was honoured for its dedicated commitment to women's football and development in South Africa following the four year partnership with the South African Football Association.

This partnership has seen the profile of women's football being raised through the Sasol league, a provincial Women's League which consists of 144 clubs around the country as well as the South African senior women's national team (Banyana Banyana) who recently came home with the African Women's Championship 2012 Silver medal.

Gsports is a South African brand that looks to raise the profile of South African women in sport and to a large extent, encourage Corporate South Africa to stand behind female athletes

Sasol sponsorship specialist, Mr Dumisani Mbokane received the award on behalf of Sasol and said, "Sasol is passionate about development, we've been sponsoring football for an average 18 years and of that, four years has gone into the upliftment of women's football in South Africa.

"The past four years has been a journey of discovery for us, it's been a fulfilling journey in that we've seen some of these girls come in as kids but later grow into role models. One of our slogans at Sasol says we're making better South Africans through our sponsorships and in doing so we have tried to instil national pride." said Mbokane.

Banyana Banyana head coach, Joseph Mkhonza was amongst the nominees for the Spar gsport Coach of the year award which was scooped up by the SA Netball national team coach, Elize Kotze.

SASOL was named Sponsor of the Year at the 2012 Spar gsports awards at an award ceremony held at the Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg, on Tuesday, 20 November, 2012.

Sasol was honoured for its dedicated commitment to women's football and development in South Africa following the four year partnership with the South African Football Association.

This partnership has seen the profile of women's football being raised through the Sasol league, a provincial Women's League which consists of 144 clubs around the country as well as the South African senior women's national team (Banyana Banyana) who recently came home with the African Women's Championship 2012 Silver medal.

Gsports is a South African brand that looks to raise the profile of South African women in sport and to a large extent, encourage Corporate South Africa to stand behind female athletes.

Sasol sponsorship specialist, Mr Dumisani Mbokane received the award on behalf of Sasol and said, "Sasol is passionate about development, we've been sponsoring football for an average 18 years and of that, four years has gone into the upliftment of women's football in South Africa.

"The past four years has been a journey of discovery for us, it's been a fulfilling journey in that we've seen some of these girls come in as kids but later grow into role models. One of our slogans at Sasol says we're making better South Africans through our sponsorships and in doing so we have tried to instil national pride." said Mbokane.

Banyana Banyana head coach, Joseph Mkhonza was amongst the nominees for the Spar gsport Coach of the year award which was scooped up by the SA Netball national team coach, Elize Kotze.

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