South African football legend Teko Modise has announced his next move by becoming the latest SportPesa Brand Ambassador.
The 36-year-old called time on his illustrious career in professional football at the end of the 2018-19 season.
Following the announcement about his official retirement, Cape Town City chairman John Comitis confirmed that Modise would remain with the club in some capacity and now he has agreed on a deal with the current title sponsor of the Citizens.
Over the course of his career, Modise has managed to found the back of the net 39 times while assisting a further 52 from 342 appearrences in all competitions playing for the likes of SuperSport United, Orlando Pirates, Mamelodi Sundowns and Cape Town City respectively.
‘The General’ joins his childhood hero, Doc Khumalo, as a representative of Africa’s premier gaming platform and Cape Town City FC’s title sponsor, as they continue to innovate and grow the local game in South Africa.
SportPesa South Africa general manager Vincent de Speville was delighted with the signing of Modise and said: ‘SportPesa is thrilled to announce Teko Modise as brand ambassador! He is a fantastic addition to the team. Alongside Doc Khumalo, whom Teko has always admired, I think the two can do great things for the brand and bring the same magic touch they had on the field to the projects we’re undertaking to empower and develop professional and grass-roots football in SA.’
SportPesa is celebrating the announcement by launching a unique fan experience whereby a competition winner will join Modise on an African adventure. The competition winner will travel to Kenya to watch Everton – another SportPesa sponsored team – make history when facing the Kariobangi Sharks live in Nairobi in July.
Take the opportunity to join Modise on a VIP travel-and-match experience, which will include a gala dinner with the Everton and other SportPesa teams, as well as the chance to hang out with Bafana Bafana and Everton legend Steven Pienaar. The competition is open to all SportPesa clients who have taken a bet of R10 or more before the draw on 25 June 2019. See the competition post here.
Modise’s role as Brand Ambassador will see him interacting with local communities and Cape Town City FC supporters clubs, as well as helping fans understand the basics of sports betting.
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