Dragflick Newsdesk : South African Hockey and Belgotex Sport are pleased to announce that Belgotex Sport will be backing the SA U21 Women for the Junior World Cup. The tournament, which is a historic first Hockey World Cup to be hosted on African soil, will take place in Potchefstroom from the 1- 12 April 2022.
Belgotex Sport have already proven a wonderful supporter of South African Hockey having given support to the Men and Women in preparation of the Tokyo Olympics. Further to this Belgotex Sport have a long-standing relationship with SA Hockey as the Preferred hockey turf supplier to SA Hockey.
Marissa Langeni, CEO of SA Hockey:
“We are delighted to take another step in our incredible journey with Belgotex Sport. With the historical Junior World Cup taking place in Potchefstroom at North West University, we are excited to see our team in action, supported by Belgotex Sport.
Belgotex Sport are a company that is entwined in the fabric of South African hockey, they are a proudly South African company, and we are thrilled they have chosen our U21 Women’s team to back!
Tommy Hammond, Belgotex Sport Business Unit Manager:
“We are extremely excited about this opportunity to support and sponsor the South African Women’s U21 Hockey Team that will be participating in the 2022 Women’s FIH Hockey Junior World Cup at the University of Potchefstroom. It will be the first time that a hockey tournament of this calibre will be hosted on African soil.
We have been running a “For the Win” campaign which core message is around the appreciation of the hard work and dedication that athletes put in to reaching their potential. This ties in with our responsibility as a brand to provide sporting surfaces and facilities that support this view.
We have seen the requests for assistance from the players through various platforms, and believed it was right for us to play our part in supporting these players who have dedicated so much time and effort to prepare for this event.
We are a proudly South African company, with a passion for our people, and supporting this team is something we are extremely proud of especially with this world class tournament being held here in South Africa.
We wish the South African team and management staff all the best for the tournament, and we know that your dedication and sacrifice will be rewarded. We believe in you.