Standard Chartered Bank, one of the world’s most international banks with 50 000 employees in 56 countries, including South Africa, has announced its sponsorship of a South African women’s team to compete in the 2006/07 Standard Chartered Greatest Race on Earth.
Following their exceptional progress in a sport that does not gather much national exposure, captain of the SA Ladies Canoe Polo Team, Sonja Krueger, wrote to gsport … for Girls! to share her account of her team’s success at the 7th World Canoe Polo Championships.
Ever heard of Canoe-Polo? Well, we have a team, and the girls have just completed a tough world championship in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, where our male colleagues also earned international respect for a worthy battle.