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SPAR South Africa sponsors Schoolgirls’ Fast 5’s Netball Challenge

August 14, 2019 IN THE CATEGORY: Sport sponsorship

SPAR KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) is proud to announce its sponsorship of a new sports event, the Schoolgirls’ Fast 5’s Netball Tournament, which follows on from the hugely successful hockey tournament that got rolling in KZN nine years ago, and which is now a highlight of the national schools sporting calendar.

The netball challenge will begin with four tournaments this year in four regions, based on twelve teams taking to the courts in each area. The first leg of the tournament got underway on Saturday 3 August, with the second following on 24 August, the third on 31 August and the fourth and final leg on Saturday 5 October.

The tournament comes after the excitement of the Netball World Cup in England, where the South African National side finished in fourth place. During the World Cup, the Mayor of Liverpool handed over the Netball Federation Flag to the upcoming host for the 2023 Netball World Cup, Cape Town.

Max Oliva, Managing Director of SPAR KZN said: “Signaling the start of an exciting journey for young netball players around South Africa, competitions such as our SPAR Schoolgirls’ Fast 5’s Netball Tournament open up a whole world of potential for so many talented, unearthed players from outlying areas that dream of wearing the green and gold.”

For more information, like the tournament’s Facebook page.

Source: SPAR South Africa

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About SPAR South Africa

SPAR South Africa was established in 1963 and operates four retail formats: SPAR, SPAR Express (operated in conjunction with Shell as a petrol forecourt store), KWIKSPAR (which focuses on convenience in city centres and high footfall locations) and SUPERSPAR (similar to EUROSPAR in offer).

South Africa was the first country outside of Europe to join the SPAR organisation. The SPAR Group Ltd South Africa grants sub-licences to independent retailers to operate stores under one of the four formats, with almost all of the current store portfolio being independently owned.