Cheaters' website offers Bafana sponsorship deal

2013-11-19 08:25

Adult website Ashley Madison has offered national soccer team Bafana Bafana a sponsorship deal of nearly R10 million.

The site's chief executive and founder, Noel Biderman, said his website, with the slogan "life is short, have an affair", could fill the sponsorship gap left after Puma pulled its support for the SA Football Association (Safa), The Star reported today.

Biderman reportedly wrote a letter to Safa boss Danny Jordaan.

"Sportsmen are famous for their cheating ways and we feel linking our dating site with this impressive club's performance historically and tying into its future will create a powerful partnership," he reportedly said in the letter.

Safa spokesperson Dominic Chimhavi dismissed the offer as a marketing ploy.

"We haven't received a single letter," he told the newspaper.

"Anyway, the Bafana Bafana brand is a national asset and we wouldn't want it to be associated with something that will make it a laughing stock."

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.