Cape Town - South Africa’s fastest growing online retailer takealot.com has signed on as the official headline sponsor of the rapidly growing Cape Town 10s for 2015. The world’s biggest 10s tournament, now known as takealot.com Cape Town 10s will return to Hamilton’s Rugby Club for their seven year anniversary on February 6/7, 2015.
Commenting on the decision to sponsor the event, Kim Reid, CEO of takealot.com said, “We are very excited to be associated with the Cape Town 10s. It’s an event that shares similar brand characteristics to our own, being fun, young, innovative, dynamic and most importantly customer focused.”
“Our ambition is to create a lasting association with the event, add value to participants and spectators alike while having fun and converting a few more people to the only way to shop, and that’s online with takealot.com” he added.
“We are excited about the partnership with takealot.com and believe this will take the event to a whole new level”, says Rob Fleck, 10s co-founder.
“We only hope to strengthen this relationship over the next few years and to establish the takealot.com 10s as one of the biggest social sporting events in South Africa, as well as abroad”.
Launched in 2009, by rugby legends, Bob Skinstad and Rob Fleck, the Cape Town 10s is now the biggest ten-a-side tournament in world rugby. The Cape Town 10s is a unique sports lifestyle event that provides a winning formula of rugby, sunshine, banter, beer and live entertainment to more than 2 500 players and 15 000 spectators over two days.
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