South Africa’s leading online retailer and the official headline sponsor for Cape Town 10s 2015, takealot.com this evening introduced their media and celebrity team participating in the tournament.
In true takealot.com fashion, the team was revealed via a fun and entertaining video, led by comedian Siv Ngesi “recruiting” some of SA’s most well-known lifestyle and sporting media, entertainers and celebrities. To officiate each player as part of the VIP team, receiving their jerseys were:
Siv Ngesi Sean Stack
Jack Parow Lapo Magni
Rob Van Vuuren Dylan Savage
Graeme Richards Paul Ward
Aidan Bennetts Will Van Fronemhein
Ryan O’Connor Grant Igesund
Ryan Botha Bauke Hanekom
Alistair Moulton Black William Hoek
Bjorn Steinbach Richard Nischk
Robert de Bruyn Shaun Nischk
Commenting on the decision to sponsor the event and the selection of the VIP team, 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. Each player making up our diverse media and celebrity team share these characteristics too, from great humour to dynamicity and innovation in the workplace.”
“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.
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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