Cape Town - Nokia has on Wednesday been unveiled as the headline sponsor of the forthcoming Cape Town Tens
Rugby event. Nokia’s sponsorship includes naming rights and the event
will now be called the Nokia Cape Town Tens.
Launched in 2009 by rugby legends Bob Skinstad and Robbie
Fleck, the Nokia Cape Town
Tens is the biggest 10-a-side tournament in world rugby. The Nokia Cape Town Tens
is a unique sports lifestyle event that provides a winning formula of rugby,
sunshine, banter, fun and live entertainment to more than 2 000 players and
12 000 spectators over two days.
As part of its Tens sponsorship, Nokia will be providing a number of unique event
enhancements including photo booths, phone charging services and free Wi-Fi.
is a fantastic event that will provide another way for us to showcase our great
products to a wide and varied consumer base. We are always trying to offer
people technology that seamlessly fits into their lifestyle, and an event like
the Tens enables us to do this,” says Justin Maier, ?Head of Marketing, Nokia
South and East Africa.
Bob Skinstad adds: “Nokia is a huge global brand and for them to associate with
us is a massive endorsement of the growing popularity of Tens rugby in South
Africa. The Nokia Cape Town Tens is a unique sport and entertainment lifestyle
event that offers some great experiences on and off the field, for players and
spectators alike. Nokia’s involvement means we can now take the event experience
to another level.”
The 2014 edition of the Nokia Cape Town Tens event will take place at Hamilton’s Rugby Club, on
Friday, February 7 and Saturday, February 8 with more than 90 teams taking part.
The event will feature live entertainment, rugby development clinics, Springbok
and international legends and South Africa’s biggest beer tent. The Nokia Cape
Town Tens was recently short-listed as a finalist in the Best Live Experience
category of the forthcoming Discovery Sports Industry Awards.
tickets for the Nokia Cape Town Tens click HERE
For further information about the Nokia Cape Town Tens Rugby event go to www.capetowntens.com, visit the Tens
Facebook page or follow the event on Twitter @tensrugby.