About Sasol Sponsorships

In 2007 SASOL was one of 9 (nine) sponsors of the South African Paralympics team that competed at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics. SASOL chose to extend its sponsorship of the team in a more sustained campaign throughout the four year period that leads up to the Paralympics Games. It was then decided that this could be done through partnering with the wheelchair basketball team. This extension of the sponsorship to wheelchair basketball is in line with SASOL support for people with disabilities.

The partnership immediately bore fruit when the team qualified for the Beijing 2008 Paralympics as a result of a string of international friendlies and tournaments. The team’s first ever international tournament was the Belgium Annual Easter Competition, where they beat the experienced French team in the final. Since then, the team has toured France, The Netherlands, Australia and many more countries preparing for the next big event.

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