- A betting company and a footballing legend have joined forces
- Former Bafana Bafana captain Teko Modise has been revealed as Hollywoodbets' newest brand ambassador
- He joins a stable of other great South African sports stars
Former Bafana Bafana captain and South African soccer legend, Teko Modise, has joined the country’s leading sports betting operator, Hollywoodbets, as its newest brand ambassador.
Modise, nicknamed ‘The General’ due to his incredible ability to direct and control play on the field, has been involved in the South African and international football scene for over 20 years and is considered one of the country’s greatest players.
Some of the midfield maestro’s notable achievements include being the PSL Footballer of the Year: 2008/09, COSAFA Cup Player of the Tournament: 2007 and Nedbank Cup Player of the Tournament: 2015. He is currently a commentator on SuperSport and is the founder of The Prestigious Group sports talent management agency where he works with some of the country’s top sporting stars.
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Modise now joins fellow South African soccer legends, Jerry Sikhosana and Brian Baloyi, as Hollywoodbets brand ambassadors. The community-focussed betting operator and soccer icon share a common goal of elevating the game and taking it to new heights through developing talent at grassroots level and investing in communities. With Hollywoodbets’ increasing influence in the lifestyle and entertainment industry, the former Bafana Bafana ace is a trendsetter and social media maverick, who shares the same vision of the future as the Purple Brand.
Speaking about the new partnership, Modise said
“I am very excited about this partnership because I share the same passion for giving back to the community, as Hollywoodbets does. Managing talent has always been something that has interested me as seeing sportsmen and sportswomen going to greater heights gives me the greatest joy.
"The country has so much talent and I intend to bring it to the world. I would also like to introduce the Hollywoodbets brand to my audience in meaningful ways.’’
Charles Zama, Hollywoodbets' business development manager, said:
“Hollywoodbets is proud to welcome Teko to our Purple family. He shares a common passion for soccer and developing the community, which will help us bring Mzansi closer to the game that they love. We are excited to work with Teko on unearthing the next generation of South Africa’s stars.”
Source: Sports Brief News