By Justine Fortuin –
Bloemfontein – Free State cricket franchise, VKB Knights has entered into a partnered with Human Auto Group, that has seen the cricket outfit receiving two new Ford vehicles at the Oval Cricket Stadium on Monday (02 July).
Addressing a press conference attended by the club’s players and members of the media, VKB Knights Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Johan van Heerden, revealed that the captain, Pite van Biljon would receive the Ford Focus while the Fiesta would circulate among the team.
“We are grateful for Human Auto for sponsoring us with two vehicles. One vehicle will be given to Pite van Biljon and the other will circulate around the team.”
The second vehicle, the Ford Fiesta, will circulate monthly among the players on a performance basis, with the player with a good performance and has contributed in helping to build the brand of VKB Knights.
Speaking soon after the press conference, Human Auto Bloemfontein Dealer Principal, Des Williams, said his company was pleased to get involved in the community through sports.
“It is important for us at the Human Auto group to be involved in sports. Sports play a major role in improving our communities and we are always looking at how we can help. We have given them the Ford Focus and the new Ford Fiesta Trend which we have just launched. Both cars have 1-litre engines and we hope they enjoy them. We are looking forward to growing the relationship with VKB Knights moving forward,” said Williams.