To continually play a major role in emerging sports in South Africa & Africa. To provide our partners with meaningful ROI, innovative content and building trustworthy client relationships.


Winning Bids

  • 2023 Netball World Cup Bid
  • 2009 British & Irish Lions Tour
  • 2007 Rugby World Cup Fan Village (Paris)

New Events

  • Telkom Netball League
  • City Surf Series
  • Growthpoint SA Open (Rebrand)
  • COSAFA Cup (Relaunch)
  • SA Senior Open (Rebrand)

Rights Management

  • Tsogo Sun (2004 – Present)
  • Adcock Ingram (2008 - 2011)
  • Europcar (2007 - 2010)
  • Budget Rent-A-Car (2004 – 2006)
  • Gilbert (2004 – 2007)
  • Asics (2012 – 2014)
  • British Airways & Comair (2004 - 2010)


Songezo Nayo

Songezo Nayo


Daniel Quinta


In 2020, Daniel was promoted to CEO following 4 years at Accelerate to lead the expansion of the team and growth of the company.

He graduated from the University of Pretoria with a BCom Honours Degree in Recreation and Sport Management in 2012.

He is an avid sports enthusiast and when away from work, will often be found on one sports field or another.

Daniel was integral in successful bid for the 2023 Netball World Cup set to be hosted in Cape Town.

Favourite Quote: “Take a chance, because you never know how perfect something can turn out.” – J. Cole

Inspirational Sportsperson: Zlatan Ibrahimović, Kobe Bryant, Lewis Hamilton

Interest/Hobbies: Fashion, Technology, Music

Sport Interests: Football, Hockey, Rugby, Basketball, F1 and pretty much every sport

Based In: Johannesburg

Email: daniel@acceleratesport.com

Mobile: 083 308 6682

Kudzi Nzombe

Kudzi Nzombe

Head of Sponsorship

Kudzi holds a Master’s in Law degree together with a Sports Management qualification from the University of Cape Town. He first joined the Accelerate team as an intern in the marketing and sales division. He now heads up the Cape Town office as the head of sponsorship. His main set of responsibilities entails mapping, strategizing and implementing Accelerate’s short and long term sponsorship strategies with clients and sponsors alike. Kudzi is actively involved with University of Cape Town Rugby and currently manages the second team.

Favorite Quote: “You could not live with your own failure. And where did that bring you? Back to me” – Thanos

Inspirational sportsman: Roger Federer

Interests/Hobbies: Social sport, Netflix and a casual braai.

Sport Interest: Rugby, Football and Marble Racing

Based In: Cape Town

Email: kudzi@acceleratesport.com

Mobile: 073 640 2029

Hannelie Schoeman

Hannelie Schoeman

Head of Operations

Favourite Quote:

Inspirational Sportsperson:

Interest/Hobbies: Sport

Sports Interests: Netball

Based In: Bloemfontein

Email: hannelie@acceleratesport.com

Mobile: 071 239 1489

Diane Hayden

Diane Hayden

Events & Sponsorship Executive

Based In: Cape Town

Email: diane@acceleratesport.com

Mobile: 082 787 61549