Sports betting company Hollywoodbets have been brought on board as a sponsor for the 2019 COSAFA Cup to be staged in Durban from May 25-June 8, providing fans with some enticing ways to engage with the Southern African regional championship.
Hollywoodbets, a local Durban company, have operations in South Africa, Mozambique, Ireland and United Kingdom, and offer betting via their website, mobisite, call centre and USSD, as well as retail outlets in South Africa.
“We at Hollywoodbets are thrilled to be one of the official sponsors of the COSAFA Cup 2019! Many South Africans are passionate soccer fans and this sport forms a core part of our business. For years we’ve been actively involved in growing soccer by sponsoring various development teams and tournaments all around the country as part of our annual “My Community Programme”.
“It’s an honour to take the next step and also get involved with soccer at this level of professionalism where different African nations are given the opportunity to compete against one another. What made it even more perfect is that the championship will be based in Durban, a city where we have strong roots because this is where Hollywoodbets originated.
“We fully support COSAFA and the fact that they are bringing top-quality soccer matches like these straight to the people of Durban with games taking place in Umlazi, KwaMashu as well as at the iconic Moses Mabhida Stadium. We look forward to seeing thousands of fans at the matches!” said Wayde Dorkin, Soccer Brand Manager for Hollywoodbets.
COSAFA President Dr Phillip Chiyangwa says they are delighted to welcome Hollywoodbets as sponsors of their flagship senior competition.
“We would like to thank Hollywoodbets for the commitment they have made to the COSAFA Cup and it is yet another display of their loyalty to the people of Durban,” Dr Chiyangwa said.
“Sponsorship is vital for any sports event and our COSAFA Cup is no different, allowing us to continue to develop top-class footballers, coaches, match officials and administrators in our region.
“We are looking forward to a hugely successful 2019 COSAFA Cup and in partnership with Hollywoodbets, seek to raise the level of Southern African football further with a world-class competition.”
For more information on Hollywoodbets, please visit www.hollywoodbets.net.