OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of the most technically advanced mouthguard, today announced a new partnership with South African Hockey and the CTM Premier Hockey League.

As the official mouthguard providers for South African Hockey and the CTM Premier Hockey League, the long-term partnership will see OPRO supply elite level mouthguards to national teams. In addition, the scope of the partnership will include all CTM Premier Hockey League teams in a bid to ensure each player has the very best protection for their teeth.

The partnership comes at an exciting time for South African Hockey after their recent involvement at the 2018 FIH Women’s Hockey World Cup in London, and for the CTM Premier Hockey League as it goes from strength to strength as a key contributor to the growth of hockey in the country.

Specifically, the CTM Premier Hockey League features 240 of the best South African players, forming part of the South African Hockey Association’s (SAHA) high performance pipeline which is aimed at unearthing new talent and better equipping the national men’s and women’s teams for international competition.

With over 20 years’ experience, dedicated to bringing leading technology and safety to athletes at all levels of sport, OPRO’s partnership will run in unison with this vision, to aid the development of the game from grassroots level through to international level.

OPRO are the official mouthguard partner of over 60 teams including England Hockey, Hockey Ireland, Great Britain Hockey, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Australia Rugby and New Zealand Rugby.

OPRO Chief Executive Officer, David Allen commented: “It’s an exciting time for the game of hockey in South Africa and we’re delighted to be a part of it.

“At OPRO, providing the most comfortable, best fitting and reliable mouthguards is our passion and of course, safety is paramount. We look forward to what’s to come through this partnership.”

Marissa Langeni, CEO of SA Hockey, had this to saay about the partnership, “As South African Hockey we are pleased to be associated with OPRO as a leading premier brand of mouthguards. It is imperative to recognise the critical safety needs of our players and this association will assist us to ensure that players have the required adequate protection as they play the sport they love.”

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