Imperial have ensured their commitment to develop and empower women on the African continent as naming rights partner of the African Woman in Sport award category at the 2021 Momentum gsport Awards.
Click here to read about Imperial signing up for Naming Rights to the gsport African Woman in Sport award category
Featuring in this year’s Imperial African Woman in Sport category, leading Zimbabwean sports administrator, Violet Jubane, DRC born Banyana Banyana forward, Ode Fulutudilu and Ghanaian media all-rounder, Juliet Bawuah will battle it out for the prestigious award.
Kass Naidoo, founder of gsport, said “The move to expand beyond our borders into Africa with this new category in 2020 is only the start of things to come in our plans to grow coverage and recognition for women in sport in Africa. Imperial’s reach and presence in these markets will only amplify our messaging and ambition to give women in sport, wherever they may be, a voice.”
“This partnership with Imperial represents everything we stand for. Honouring women who make an impact in sport on the continent and who go the extra mile to raise the profile of women’s sport in Africa, like 2020 winner Usher Komugisha, is the perfect synergy for our business”, adds Naidoo.
Esha Mansingh, Executive Vice President of Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations at Imperial said: “At Imperial, our passion for the competitive and collective spirit sport embodies is matched by our passion for empowerment and diversity.”
This partnership was met with enthusiasm from leading women in sport media on the African continent who lauded Imperial for backing the continent’s leading women’s sport recognition platform.
Read about leading figures lauding Imperial for investing in Development of African Women in Sport at this page
You can watch the premiere of the 2021 Momentum gsport Awards on Tuesday, 31 August,
on SuperSport Variety 4 (DStv 209) and SS Play at 8pm!
Photo 1 Caption: Imperial have ensured their commitment to develop and empower women on the African continent as naming rights partner of the African Woman in Sport award category at the 2021 Momentum gsport Awards. Photo: Imperial (Facebook)