The Shell Helix Ultra Cup will see South Africa’s top teams and rivals Kaizer Chiefs and Mamelodi Sundowns go head-to-head for bragging rights at the Shell Helix Ultra Cup 2019 on October, 12 at the iconic FNB Stadium in Nasrec, Johannesburg.
Shell is thrilled to bring a fresh and exciting event to South African soccer fans. Just as Shell understands South Africans’ passion for driving, they also understand their passion for great soccer. “Soccer is the most popular game in the country and is a sport that has become a unifier in South Africa. Shell believes that in rivalry, there is solidarity, even though there will be only ONE…through sports we are ONE,” explains Shell Downstream South Africa General Manager for lubricants, Anton Niemann.
Shell has joined forces with event Rights Holders, Stadium Management South Africa to bring this beautiful game to football fanatics across Gauteng. Shell is proud to provide a platform through the Shell Helix Ultra Cup, which brings a new prestigious fixture to the annual soccer calendar.
“We are excited to be part of this prestigious tournament, The Shell Helix Ultra Cup, for a second year. We want to ensure the fans have the best experience possible and will be launching some exciting surprises for fans. Shell’s products are synonymous with high quality and excellence and this event will be no different. We are proud to bring this world-class tournament to soccer fans across South Africa,” adds Niemann.
“The Shell Helix Ultra Cup is a showcase of one of the best rivalries that South African football has to offer – the never-ending battle between Amakhosi and Masandawana,” explains SMSA Tournament Chairman, Jacques Grobbelaar. “The concept to create a new annual fixture is not only an exciting idea, it also offers soccer fans another opportunity to see the best talent in South Africa on the FNB Stadium pitch, battling for the bragging rights to lift this trophy. Partnering with the Shell Helix Ultra team, as leaders in their industry, will ensure we bring an “Ultra” experience to the soccer fans who love these teams,” adds Grobbelaar.
The 2019 Shell Helix Ultra Cup is going to be a spectacular match day between Mamelodi Sundowns and Kaizer Chiefs. SMSA Tournament and Shell Downstream South Africa can assure fans of an incredible match day experience. Both teams are ready, and we will once again head to FNB Stadium to see who lifts the cup on 12 October 2019. The match will be played in the standard format over 90 minutes.
Ticket sales have officially opened, and fans are urged to purchase their tickets through Computicket to avoid disappointment.