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Driving South Africa's hockey teams to victory

First Car Rental manages transport to African Hockey Championship

African Hockey Championship

SA's Lilian Du Plessis during the championship. Photo Credit: Sean Burke

First Car Rental is proud to have played a vital role in the 2015 African Hockey Championships, sponsoring turnkey transport solutions to all the teams at the Championship.

The 2015 African Hockey Championships took place from 23 October to 1 November 2015 at the Randburg Astro, Johannesburg, and saw national men's and women's teams from seven African countries, including South Africa, battle it out over the nine days for the African champion title.

South Africa's men's and women's teams dominated throughout the championship, with both teams reaching and winning their respective finals.

The SA men beat Egypt 4-2, while the SA women beat Ghana 3-0.

South Africa's victory at the African Hockey Championship guarantees both the men's and women's national teams a place in the 2016 Rio Olympics.


African Hockey Championship

SA women's hockey players, Shelly Russel and Nicole Walraven. Photo Credit: Sean Burke


To find out more about South Africa's national hockey teams, and to follow their journey towards the 2016 Rio Olympics, visit the South African Hockey Association's website here.

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