Southern Palace Group (SPG) of Companies has been announced as an associate sponsor of the Springboks.
In terms of the agreement, the SPG will be entitled to have their company logo on the left panel of the Springboks’ match day and training shorts.
SPG is a wholly black owned and South African managed diversified industrial holding company, established in 2002 with interests in numerous well-established businesses. Since then it has built up a track record of successful investment transactions.
As a wholly black owned and managed South African company, Southern Palace is a diversified industrial holding company with interests in numerous well-established businesses including steel products manufacturing and recycling, automotive trading and manufacturing, real estate, technology and telecommunications.
Some of their past and present investments include Scaw Metals Group, MAN Truck and Bus Centurion, Altech Fleet call, Altech Alcom-Matomo, Altech Motorola Radio Distribution, Teljoy Business Systems, Canvas and Tents Manufacturing, Growthpoint Properties and Huawei Technologies Africa and recently Concor (formally known as the Murray & Roberts Infrastructure and construction platform).
“We are delighted that SPG has joined the national team as an Associate Sponsor as the Springboks stand at the beginning of a new journey under the captaincy of Warren Whiteley,” said Roux.
“It is always exciting when a local, proudly South African company joins our proud family of sponsors. SA Rugby and the Springboks are looking forward to a successful partnership with the SPG group.”
Lucas Tseki, Group Chief Executive, Southern Palace Group of Companies, said: “We are delighted to partner with SA Rugby, as our partnership will offer the Group a platform to collaborate with a well-established brand to nurture the company’s young, innovative and dynamic brand into the South African and Global stage; and through our products and services we can offer SA Rugby a transformative edge off the field.
“Our slogan of driving tomorrow bodes well with the SA rugby team who are driving towards building a winning and world class rugby team on the field,” added Tseki.