Sharks to leave Kings Park?

    2016-04-22 18:30

    Cape Town - The Sharks are in talks with the eThekwini Municipality over a possible relocation from Kings Park to Moses Mabhida Stadium. 

    Nothing has been confirmed yet, but the Sharks confirmed on Friday that they were in talks with the city discussing the possibility of moving matches to the 2010 FIFA World Cup venue as early as next year. 

    "We enjoy an excellent relationship with officials from the eThekwini Municipality, and we are enthusiastic about their vision for the future of our city," Sharks CEO John Smit said.  

    "We are excited about the prospects at Moses Mabhida Stadium, but have made it clear that any move would have to be in the best interests of the Sharks and its supporters. 

    "Before the Sharks board makes a final decision, we will conduct detailed consultations with important stakeholders like our sponsors, suiteholders and season ticket holders.  

    "This process will continue over the next few weeks. 

    "The city has given its full support to this position, and is looking forward to working with the Sharks in the future. 

    "We have been inspired by the eThekwini leadership’s commitment and professionalism, and are excited about the opportunities."

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