SPORTS DAY: Simbine inks new sponsorship deal

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SPORTS DAY: Simbine inks new sponsorship deal

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New deal, old face for Simbine

Sprinter Akani Simbine has secured a new three-year‚ seven-figure sponsorship deal to replace the one that was cancelled prematurely late in 2018. The company behind the agreement‚ UK-listed satellite solutions provider Avanti Communications‚ is new for the speed king‚ but the chief executive behind the deal is familiar to him. Kyle Whitehill was the then CEO of Liquid Telecom when he gave Simbine an R8m sponsorship in February‚ 2018‚ but he left that company a month or so later and the deal was scrapped by the end of the year. Now he’s the Avanti chief executive...

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