Delegation meet South African businesses

by Sunderland AFC

Club making further headway in Africa.

A delegation of club personnel headed by commercial director Gary Hutchinson has met with leading businesses in South Africa, outlining the club’s development plans within the continent.

The event was hosted by tax, audit and advisory company KPMG in Johannesburg and showcased some of the work already being undertaken by the club across Africa.      

Businesses had the opportunity to ask the club questions in the event at the historical Wanooka Building, which included African broadcast giants SuperSport and the Nelson Mandela Foundation, with whom the club already have a strong partnership.

Commercial director Gary Hutchinson commented: “it’s great to be able to showcase the great work that the club does and to build on our relationships with some of the biggest businesses in Africa.

“We have visited our projects in Tanzania, whilst visiting clubs who we have partnerships with in Ghana and South Africa and the trip has been a great success.”

The club have been in Africa for the past week, leading business meetings with work in Tanzania, Ghana and South Africa.

- To find out more about Sunderland's work in Africa, visit the dedicated SAFC in Africa section.