In The Media

Here are links to all the times Hollywoodbets has been mentioned in the media with regards to our sponsorship of soccer teams, or other sporting codes. Hollywoodbets is proud of the hundreds of teams we have sponsored and assisted with kit and sporting equipment.


Gwasda boys pass first round of soccer trials
August 15, 2019
A bright light is shining at the end of the tunnel for two young soccer stars from Tshiozwi and their coach after the soccer players underwent trials and the coach received professional coaching lessons. Read more here.

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Tough round draw for Highlanders
August 14, 2019
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Boschpick Newcastle Highlanders has drawn Varsity College, for its first round clash of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup. Read more here.


Local stars to train with Bidvest Wits Academy
July 27, 2019
Two young soccer stars from Tshiozwi village will join the Bidvest Wits Development Academy in Johannesburg for trials, courtesy of Mamu Community Development. They are being sponsored by Hollywoodbets and Ukwakhana Electrical Services. Read more here.

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Partnership Of Power
July 22, 2019
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The Gold Circle and Hollywoodbets racecourse branding partnership was one of the major positive news events to emerge in a testing season. Read more here.


Pat Mates win Collins Sebola Top 8
June 21, 2019
Tshiozwi Pat Mates were crowned the champions of the inaugural CS Security & Collins Sebola Inc Top 8 Tournament, which was held at the Mabaleng Sports Centre on Saturday and Sunday. Read more here.


Teams to battle it out in the Collins Sebola tournament
June 14, 2019
Eight teams will battle it out in the Collins Sebola Group Youth Month 2019 tournament, organised and hosted by Mamu Community Development. The tournament will take place at the Mabaleng Sports Centre on Saturday and Sunday, 15 and 16 June. Read more here.

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Meadford Sporting welcomes new kit
April 30, 2019
Tabloid Newspapers
Meadford Sporting recently received a kit sponsorship from Hollywood Bets. Hollywood Bets decided to sponsor the Under 15 team who were league champions in their division and FA Cup finalists. Read more here.

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Madombidzha win Hollywoodbets Easter Sports Challenge
April 25, 2019
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Madombidzha won the Hollywoodbets Easter Sports Challenge during a final match that was played at Vhuilafuri Stadium on Sunday. The annual Hollywoodbets Easter Sports Challenge is hosted by Mamu Community Development, which is a not-for-profit organisation. Read more here.

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Hollywoodbets Govan Mbeki supports Portville FC
March 26, 2019
The Bulletin
Hollywoodbets chose to support this local club for the second year in a row because Portville relies heavily on fundraising to provide for their players’ needs. The Hollywoodbets Govan Mbeki team visited the club and donated a soccer kit for one team. Read more here.

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Uthingo Stars FC receives kit donation from Hollywoodbets
March 20, 2019
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Uthingo Stars FC receives kit donation from Hollywoodbets Emalahleni branch. The team was started in 2017 to help develop talent in the area and to keep youngsters off the streets. Read more here.


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UHollywoodbets noNtunja bafunqula umbhoxo
February 7, 2019
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Iqela lombhoxo laseMsobomvu eGcuwa alinakuphinda lisokole. Inkampani ebizwa ngokuba yiHollywoodbets ibinze ngezixhobo zokudlala kwiqela ekuthiwa yiComrades Rugby Club kwibala lezemidlalo eMsobomvu. Read more here.

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Hollywoodbets sponsors Mapleton FC with playing kit
January 27, 2019
Alberton Record
THE Hollywoodbets Alberton team supported Mapleton Football Club by sponsoring their full soccer kit. Mapleton FC was founded in 2013 by two community members Milton Manzini and Michael Mngadi. The founders wanted to help develop strong football players from the youth within their area. The club is made up of players between 12 and 13 years of age. Mapleton FC’s goal is to see their players move up through the ranks and play in bigger leagues. Read more here.


Mamu’s KFC pre-season cup plays this weekend
December 14, 2018
Sixteen teams will participate in the KFC Pre-season Cup on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (15, 16 and 17 December). This comes after the toss was held at Hollywoodbets’ Musina Branch on Saturday. The tournament is organised and hosted by Mamu Community Development, a non-profit organisation aimed at creating entertainment and unearthing and promoting sporting talent for the Vhembe people. Read more here.


Soccer teams vie for pre-season cup
September 21st, 2018
Eight soccer teams will participate in the Hollywoodbets Pre-Season Cup that is being hosted by Mamu Community Development. Hollywoodbets’ branch operation consultant, Mr Wayde Dorkin, said they were proud to be a part of the exciting initiative that Mamu Community Development was running. “We are always looking to provide exciting sporting platforms to local communities,” he said. “Thanks to Mamu Community Development for giving us this great opportunity to help local SAB clubs and players.” Read more here.

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Soccer legends revive school soccer tournaments
September 12, 2018
The Tembisan
Six schools from Tembisa and Alexandra clashed at Ecaleni Sports Field on Saturday. Former Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates player Jerry ‘Legs of Thunder’ Sikhosana said as a brand ambassador Hollywood Bets, bringing together the six schools was a great initiative. Sikhosana and Brian ‘Spiderman’ Baloyi, former Kaizer Chiefs and Bafana Bafana player, each brought three schools from their respective townships together to enjoy the game of soccer and scout for new talent at a school level. “Hollywood Bets is giving us as soccer legends an opportunity to come back and plough back what we had when we were still at school.” Read more here.

Chatsworth Oval to host Kasi Coastal Challenge
August 30th, 2018
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As they ratchet up their pre-season training, the Hollywoodbets Dolphins will entertain their fans at the Chatsworth Oval when they take on the World Sport Betting Cape Cobras in a T20 match on Friday, August 31 in the Kasi Coastal Challenge. Both sets of sponsors will be bringing in their troupes of dancers and cheerleaders together with their respective team mascots, Dolphi and Worldy. “Kasi means home and we are thrilled to be bringing this game home to the fans in Chatsworth,” said Hollywoodbets’ Devin Heffer. Read more here.

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Mutele FC are the new Bilisi champions
July 13th, 2018
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Mutele FC were crowned the new champions of the Bilisi Soccer Festival at the Tshenzhelani grounds on Sunday. They beat Gumbu FC 3-2 in the final. The winners were determined through penalty shoot-out, as the full-time score was 0-0. Mutele received R4 000 in cash, a soccer kit, gold medals, a floating trophy and a set of golf shirts during a ceremony held at the grounds shortly after the final game. The tournament was sponsored by MS Quality Services and Hollywood Bets. Read more.

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Hollywoodbets team contributes to sports development
May 30, 2018
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The Hollywoodbets team stayed true to the fundamentals of social commitment once again after reaching out to the Itafula Football Club, recently.. The club first started training players in 2010 with the aim to keep youngsters off the streets and to also unify the community through sports. The youngsters get together to practice five days a week to keep their skills up to par and this is truly impressive. Read more.

Hollywoodbets Pelican supports Real Rovers FC
April 30, 2018
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The Rovers practice at the Road 115 sports grounds, twice a week. The club is home to 70 players, and there are five divisions including a junior team. The Hollywoodbets Pelican Team visited the players to make a donation of a new soccer kit. Read more.


Rural boys selected for soccer development trials
April 27, 2018
At least four young soccer stars were identified to go for development trials at the development academies of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates and Bidvest Wits during Mamu Community Development’s recent activities at Vhuilafuri Stadium at Madabani village. The soccer legends who scouted young local talents included Hollywoodbets ambassador Jerry “Legs of Thunder” Sikhosana, Orlando Pirates Youth Development’s scout Tonic Chabalala, and Kaizer Chiefs Youth Academy’s head coach, Arthur “10111” Zwane. Read more here.

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Soccer kit donated to Sun Lions FC
April 19, 2018
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The club was established in 2017 to contribute to youth development in the community. It consists of 30 players with three teams the under 17s, under 19s and seniors. Read more.

Stars get Hollywood break
April 19, 2018
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Hollywoodbets Parow Supports Lucky Stars FC. The club was first established in 2007. It is home to 90 players that have dedicated themselves to playing four times a week at their home ground NY49 Stadium. There are five teams, ranging from the Under 10s to the Senior team. Read more.

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Hollywoodbets donates to police soccer team
April 16, 2018
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Hollywoodbets Kempton Park chose to show their support for the brave Rapid Rail Police Kempton Park FC men by donating a soccer kit to the team. Read more.

Swallows FC rejoice over donation of full playing kit
April 4, 2018
PE Express
The members of Swallows Football Club are rejoicing over the new kit that was donated to them by Hollywoodbets Korsten. The Hollywoodbets Korsten team visited the club at their home ground to deliver the new soccer kit. Roy Mitchell, the club’s junior chairman and coach, thanked them for the donation. “Our boys have never had a full set of playing jerseys and as a result they are excited to play in their new kit,” he said. Read more here.

Legendary Friendly City FC receives a boost
March 29, 2017
PE Express
THE Friendly City Football Club, which has been in existence since 1968, recently received a welcome boost in the form of new soccer uniform. Club staff work hard to help give players an alternative to being involved with crime and drug and alcohol abuse. These efforts were recognised by Hollywoodbets, Parliament Street who decided to support the club by donating new soccer uniforms. Read more here.

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Hollywoodbets Argyle supports TND FC
February 27, 2018
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The TND Football Club was started in 2013 to help youngsters in the area realise their soccer dreams, and to help keep them off the streets and away from criminal activities. Co-owner and club secretary, Dan Mkhaliphi thanked Hollywoodbets for their generosity. “The donated kit has relieved the strain we face due to limited resources as our under 19s share the kit with the under 15s. The sponsored kit is making the youngsters feel motivated and excited and thanks to the kit, they are performing better than before. Playing with the kit has also ensured that we attract more supporters to our games as people take notice of our popular sponsor Hollywoodbets,” he said. Read more here.

Blessing for Breidbach club
December 21, 2017
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BREIDBACH-based Extension United received an early Christmas present when a local business blessed them with soccer gear in Breidbach last Friday. King William’s Town Hollywoodbets promoter Simphiwe Amos, accompanied by staff members Sisipho Booi and Letese Christian, handed a set of soccer kit and a sports bag to an elated club owner Betram Jagers at the Breidbach Sports Grounds with some players present. Read more here.

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RHCSC women’s team shine in KZN cricket
November 3, 2017
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The club executive, guided by Dilip Hariram, rallied members of the club together in an effort to ensure that RHCSC, entered a team in the KZNCU women’s league. Read more here.

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Hollywood Bets sponsors soccer kids
May 1, 2017
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HOLLYWOOD Bets Alberton is supporting kids from the Alaska Football Club to make their soccer dreams come true. This initiative started seven years ago with the vision of keeping children out of the streets and away from drug abuse and this local club is home to five teams. They currently have approximately 87 players who get together regularly to practice at the Thelle Mogoerang Sports Field. Read more here.

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‘Granny’ soccer players get full kit
April 29, 2017
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A women’s soccer team (with a difference) from Ivory Park received a welcome donation from a company in Kempton Park. Hollywoodbets Kempton Park, as part of its soccer sponsorship programme, handed over a full soccer kit to the Ivory Park Gogos, a team comprising players aged 55 to 74. Read more here.

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Newlands United FC players kitted up for the season
April 13, 2017
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As part of Hollywoodbets Soccer Sponsorship Programme, a local soccer club received a generous donation of a full soccer kit, recently. The Newlands United Football Club members were excited by the donation. The hardworking and dedicated players practice at the John Dory Sports Grounds in Newlands East and there are 10 teams affiliated with the club. Players are between the ages of 15 and 30. Read more here.

Ex-Chiefs Midfielder Hosting A Football Tournament
April 3rd, 2017
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Former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder, Junior Khanye, is hosting a football tournament, with a view to giving back to his community of Daveyton and surrounding areas. “It’s a big tournament and there is a company that is helping us to sponsor it. We are honoured to be sponsored by Hollywood (Bets) and thanks to their general manager Charles Zama.” Read more here.

Bosveld Review

Everyone invited! Hollywood Bets Charity Soccer Tournament on 10 Dec
December 6, 2016
Bosveld Review
No less than eight soccer teams from various companies and government departments in the city will lock horns on the pitch for the first Hollywood Bets Charity Soccer Tournament taking place in Seshego (Zone 2), at the Steel Firm grounds on Saturday. Read more here.

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A bright future ahead for SMI Ashtown
October 24, 2016
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The club hosted a golf day this year with the highlight being the launch of the new soccer kits sponsored by Hollywood Bets. Read more here.

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Dolphins confirm Hollywood Bets as new sponsors
September 15, 2016
East Coast Radio
The Dolphins and Hollywoodbets have joined forces in an exciting partnership that sees the betting agency assume the KwaZulu-Natal franchise’s title sponsorship for the upcoming 2016/17 domestic cricket season. Hollywoodbets is the first South African betting company to become the title sponsor of a franchise sports team. Read more here.

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New name, same skill
April 28, 2016
The Tembisan
Every Sunday the Mehlareng Stadium in Tembisa comes alive with activity as soccer fans gather to watch some of their favourite players from yesteryear play the beautiful game. These local legends have been entertaining crowds and inspiring future players for the past 10 years, and aim to continue doing so for many years to come. Now, thanks to the assistance of big names like Hollywoodbets, their immediate future is looking much brighter. Read more here.