Bafana Bafana

Adult site backing Bafana?

2013-11-19 09:21
Danny Jordaan (Gallo)

Johannesburg - Adult website Ashley Madison has offered national soccer team Bafana Bafana a sponsorship deal of nearly R10 million, The Star reported on Tuesday.

The site's chief executive and founder Noel Biderman said his website, whose slogan is "life is short, have an affair", could fill the sponsorship gap left after Puma pulled its support for the SA Football Association (Safa).

Biderman reportedly wrote a letter to SAFA boss Danny Jordaan.

"Sportsmen are famous for their cheating ways and we feel linking our dating site with this impressive club's performance historically and tying in to its future will create a powerful partnership," he reportedly said in the letter.

SAFA spokesperson Dominic Chimhavi dismissed the offer as a marketing ploy.

"We haven't received a single letter," he told the newspaper.

"Anyway, the Bafana Bafana brand is a national asset and we wouldn't want it to be associated with something that will make it a laughing stock."

Read more on:    bafana bafana  |  safa  |  danny jordaan  |  soccer

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk


Bafana Bafana have been drawn with Cameroon, Gambia and Mauritania in the qualification stages for the 2017 AFCON tournament. Where will Shakes Mashaba's men finish in their pool?

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.