Dhiren Mehta co founder of UniMedia Pro had the privilege this evening to personally wish the Springbok Coach Allister Coetzee, management team and several of the players on their upcoming trip to the UK.
Allister Coetzee, was appointed the head coach of the South African national team in April 2016. He has been involved with rugby since 1974 and was a player himself before retiring at the age of 33. He made a name for himself in the coaching world as an assistant to Jake White’s 2007 Springboks and then with Western Province and the Stormers.
A teacher by profession, he took charge of the SA under23 side in 2000. He won 2 Currie Cup titles at WP (2012 and 2014), Coetzee became the 13th Springbok coach since readmission.
Dhiren Mehta took the opportunity to extend to Allister Coetzee an invite to play at the PinkStig Pro-Am Invitational which takes place on the 28th November 2016 at Sun City. Alister gracefully entertained Dhiren Mehta’s insights and motives behind the PinkStig brand. Allister expressed his excitement of the upcoming event and pledged his support and his intent to take the PinkStig vision into the sphere of Rugby communities, specifically women’s rugby, touch rugby and sevens rugby.
“These are exciting times as any sport, when it is challenged by old and out dated systems and the courage which is required to break out of the old and embrace the new ways which in turn injects a new spirit into the game.” remarks Dhiren Mehta. “The plight of women’s golf or women’s sport in general should continue to be top on our list of priorities as it has proven a way out of poverty and creates a wonderful platform to motivate the nation to follow “ says Allister Coetzee.