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Dating site to back Banyana?

2013-11-18 13:30
Banyana Banyana (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - With Banyana Banyana’s sponsorship woes making news again as PUMA announced their decision to pull their investment with SAFA, an unexpected offer from a controversial source could boost the national team’s bank account.
 
In a letter of intention sent to SAFA president, Danny Jordaan, early last week, extra-marital dating site AshleyMadison.com stepped in to help Banyana Banyana with a R9.8m offer for the rights to brand the team jersey for a 24-month period.
 
“I have followed closely the recent sponsorship difficulties that the national football team has faced,” commented CEO and founder of AshleyMadison, Noel Biderman. 

“As a former lawyer and sports-agent, I am passionate about ensuring the future of Banyana Banyana and look forward to creating a powerful partnership that will see this team excel globally.”
 
AshleyMadison.com says it has yet to receive a response from SAFA or Jordaan in regards to the offer.

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