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Orlando Pirates unveils Ford SA as new sponsor – ABSA Premiership 2017/18


Lyle Foster of Orlando Pirates during the 2017/18 Absa Premiership football match between Orlando Pirates and Cape Town City at Soccer City, Johannesburg on 19 September 2017 ©Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

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Phumzile Ngcatshe

Wednesday Sep 27, 2017. 10:30


Orlando Pirates have announced a new sponsorship deal with auto manufacturing giant, Ford South Africa on Tuesday, September 26.

The Soweto giants announced the deal on their Twitter page as they welcomed the vehicle giant to their stable at an event at the Orlando Stadium.

Coach Milutin Sredojevic’s men have started the 2017/18 Absa Premiership campaign on a high as they have only registered one loss in six matches.

They occupy the third spot with 12 points from three matches and two draws so far, their next match is against Polokwane City at home on Saturday.



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PUMA unveils new boot for Tau and Zwane ahead of Champions League clash – 2017 CAF Champions League


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Phumzile Ngcatshe

Monday Jun 19, 2017. 14:30


PUMA has unveiled a new soccer boot to be worn by Mamelodi Sundowns duo Themba Zwane and Percy Tau ahead of their CAF Champions League clash against Esperance Tunis on Wednesday.

The new boot is known as PUMA ONE and is designed and created in collaboration with French international star Antoine Griezmann, youth academy players and former Les Bleus striker, legend Thierry Henry.

According to a statement released by PUMA, the boot delivers on the needs of all players, from ruthless defenders to fleet footed strikers, in one boot by focusing on FIT, FAST and FEEL.

Two PUMA-sponsored players from the African Champions’ camp, Zwane and Tau will don the real leather boots in classic white in the coming 2017/18 Premier Soccer League season.

Furthermore, the engineered evoKNIT sock ensures a great FIT and the ultra lightweight Pebax outsole delivers on the need for FAST speeds and a super soft leather adorns the upper to ensure FEEL on the ball.

It is announced that the boot will be available in PUMA Stores and selected retailers nationwide from 29 June 2017.

On the other hand, Zwane and Tau will be hoping to help Pitso Mosimane’s men to overcome Tunisian giants Esperance in the CAF Champions League as they meet on Wednesday in Group C.



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