Steinhoff have withdrawn as a second tier sponsor from the FNB Varsity Cup, it was announced today.
CEO of the Varsity Cup, Duitser Bosman, said they have already begun exploring alternative sponsorship opportunities to sustain talent development.
“We would like to assure spectators that preparations for the 2018 tournament are at an advanced stage.
“And we are working with all our partners to ensure the success of this year’s competition,” he added.
All four FNB Varsity Cup tournaments (Varsity Cup, Varsity Shield, Young Guns and Koshuis Rugby) will continue as planned, he said.
The eleventh edition of South Africa’s premier inter-varsity rugby competition will kick off on Monday, January 29.