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Transnet sponsors team SA to the FSKA World Cup 2013

It is always good to see a sponsored cause yielding positive results and putting the resources to good use. Over the past 2 years, Transnet has been sponsoring the Wiehahn Eksteen Karate team to the world Karate competitions and the team’s performance improves every year.

This year, Transnet afforded ten karate students another opportunity to attend the 15th FSKA World Cup in Zukowo, Poland, a tournament comprising of more than 700 athletes with a representation of 23 countries. Since 2005, the school has brought back home gold, silver and bronze medals. This year the hard working and dedicated group which trains a minimum of 2 days week from January to December emerged with two gold and two bronze medals.

Apart from the thrill of the competition, the 12 participating students also enjoyed a guided tour to the old northerly city of Gdansk and had a view of the Baltic Sea in the city of Soppot and a visit to the demolished Old Town of Warsawwhich was destroyed in the 2nd World War and has now been rebuilt to its former glory.

In appreciation, Sensei Wiehahn Eksteen, 6th Dan Black Belt and founder of the karate school had this to say:

 ‘’On behalf of the Wiehahn Eksteen Karate Funakoshi Shotokan, I once again would like to thank Transnet for enriching our students’ lives with such a huge gift of travelling, engaging with so many different cultures and exchanging track suits with countries such as Kazakhstan, Portugal, and Russia. Most of all we have been enriched by learning from and experiencing world class tournaments that Transnet has accorded us through the continued sponsorships’’.


Comments (2)
  1. Rochelle:
    Feb 26, 2016 at 03:13 PM

    I would like to put in a request for sponsorship please could someone assist me. on how to go about doing this.

  2. Rochelle:
    Apr 05, 2016 at 01:32 PM

    To Whom it may concern

    i am not sure where and how to request for sponsorship, please could someone assist.

    Good Day All
    My daughters name is Tara Leigh ( 12 years old) she joined the Karate Team in 2013 and has excelled in the sport, she is currently green belt but has become a National Champion in 2015, which qualified her to represent South Africa at the 18th KSI World Karate Championship to be held in Potsdam, Germany from the 16th to the 25th July 2016
    Currently we are looking for financial assistant or any other form of sponsors in aid of her trip to Germany to make South Africa proud.
    Kind Regards
    Physical Adress:
    27 Mewerde Street
    Ext: 13
    Cape Town (on the Cape Flats
    Rochelle Leibrandt
    073 298 0684
    Work : 021 4836263
    "you are judged by the friends you keep"

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