Neo Africa sponsor inaugural pre-season series at Newlands

PUBLISHED: January 12, 2010

WP Rugby and CLUB NEWLANDS are proud to announce that Neo Africa has come on board as the title sponsor of an exciting new warm-up series to the Vodacom Super 14 Tournament which starts on 12 February 2010.

The Neo Africa Tri-Series will take place at Newlands on 23, 26, 29 January and will see three of the Vodacom Super 14 rivals taking each other on in this exciting warm-up tournament: namely two local teams, the Vodacom Stormers and The Sharks and one of their Australian adversaries, The Western Force, from Perth. Cape fans will get a chance to see superstars Bryan Habana and Jacque Fourie running out for Vodacom Stormers for the first time. They will also be able to welcome the Springbok captain and Sharks member, John Smit, to the Cape, and the Western Force’s 38 man squad.

Commenting on their sponsorship of the new series, Neo Africa’s CEO, Vivien Natasen, said: “As leaders in innovation in IT and consulting, we are very excited to be bringing the Cape public a new series of wonderful action-packed Super Rugby.”

The Neo Africa Tri-Series fixtures are as follows:

23 Jan: 5pm Vodacom Stormers vs Western Force
26 Jan: 7pm The Sharks vs Western Force
29 Jan: 7pm Vodacom Stormers vs The Sharks

Tickets are R50 seated, R20 standing and R10 for the scholars area and are available from Computicket and Shoprite/Checkers outlets. Season Tickets are not valid for the games.

Neo Africa’s Innovation division is an Information Technology and Communications unit specialising in turnkey solutions using state-of-the art, secure platforms developed in-house. Its groundbreaking IT systems focus on large-scale mobile office environments and portals, mobility solutions and automated processes. Their systems are characterised by ease of use and are generally web-based portals, accessible via the World Wide Web and from hand-held devices.

Neo Africa Lifestyle was born of the need in the market for an exclusive and personilised service to manage high profile VIP clients with a seamless turnkey solution, well surpassing industry standards. We have the ability to meet unique requirements by operating as a luxury facilitation mechanism with the following premium service capabilities:

• Aviation company to manage charters
• Event planning and support
• Access to major events as a VIP
• Private Chauffer service in luxury and exotic vehicles.

Neo Africa’s sponsorship of the Tri-Series tournament is the Group’s first foray into Rugby. Neo Africa is a National Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2010 South Africa TM and sponsors 4 of the country’s top boxers.