Cricket Namibia gets new wheels

15 January 2020 | Sports

Pupkewitz Toyota yesterday handed over two bakkies to Cricket Namibia.

The vehicles will be used by the cricket body for a period of a year, with the option to extend this for a further 12 months as part of a sponsorship agreement.

One of the bakkies, a double cab, will be used by Cricket Namibia CEO Johan Muller, while the other single cab bakkie is for logistics purposes.

Pupkewitz Toyota dealer principal Anton Westraadt said the company felt obligated to support the sport in the country.

“As a business, Pupkewitz Toyota has always viewed its obligation to Namibia as stretching beyond paying all relevant taxes and merely complying with legislation.

“When Namibia's national cricket team qualified for the ICC T20 World Cup to be hosted in Australia, we started asking ourselves how we can support our team,” Westraadt said.

He added the company is proud to be associated with Cricket Namibia.

“Our message to the Cricket Namibia team is short and sweet: Make us proud.”

Jesse Jackson Kauraisa

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