Sunfoil Proteas Test Cricket
Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Willowton Group, manufacturers of Sunfoil Pure Sunflower Cooking Oil concluded a sponsorship deal which saw Sunfoil partner as the Title Event Sponsor of the 2011/2012 Test Match Series between South Africa vs. Australia and South Africa vs. Sri Lanka. Further to this Sunfoil also sponsored the ODI series between South Africa vs. Sri Lanka.Sunfoil have been involved in cricket development for the past five years, largely in the KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng regions, and more recently became sponsors of the Sunfoil Dolphins. This partnership not only gives the Group a bigger stake within the cricketing environment, but aligns them to one of the top brands in the country, the Proteas.Willowton Group has decided to continue the Sunfoil sponsorship of Proteas Test Series cricket for a further four years. The partnership commenced in the 2011/2012 season and has grown from strength to strength. The proudly South African brand is supporting the Proteas Cricket team all the way, as together they believe they can achieve all their goals!
Further to the test sponsorship, Willowton Group will donate R1000 for every four and R2000 for every six hit during local Test Series towards the Sunfoil Education Trust formed to help give bursaries to the children coming through the Sunfoil development cricket programmes that show promise for the future and require assistance.
Education is a vitally important part to helping build South Africa as a nation and Willowton Group feel by forming this education trust they can encourage the beneficiaries to study and to help grow future stars in the game of cricket and also encourage children to play cricket which is a great team sport that teaches teamwork and good values.