Priety Zinta speaks after taking over the franchise in Cape Town
Cape Town:Following the announcement of the newT20 Global League Stellenbosch franchise owner, Preity Zinta pnm Wednesday revealed the team’s new name and logo in the heart of Cape Winelands, at the prestigious Val de Vie Estate. The co-owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kings XI Punjab, Zinta has named her team Stellenbosch Kings.
As the only female owner in the T20 Global League, Zinta is clear about putting her own stamp on the brand.
“The shield signifies strength and power, the colour red shows passion, and the lion represents the South African fighting spirit,” said Zinta, speaking on the occasion.
“This message is for all the women out there. I hope every South African woman supports the Stellenbosch Kings, no matter what part of the country they live in. Girl power!” she emphasised.
Drakenstein Municipality Councillor Rean Smuts showed his firm support for Zinta’s ownership.“The City of Drakenstein is proud to be a host city for the T20 Global League and offer you our full support,” he said.