SPORT SCAN – The company Momentum has created a work to celebrate this “extraordinary moment in sport”.
On June 17, 1995, Abdelatif Benazzi experienced a “momentunique in the history of sports and politics. During a World Cup semi-final against South Africa, played in Durban under a downpour, the number 6 of the XV of France scored a try which, had it not been disallowed by the match referee, would have changed the outcome of that competition.
“Abdelatif Benazzi decides not to appeal the referee’s decision and against all odds to acknowledge that the attempt at 51e second of the 79the minute, was not valid. In doing so, he allowed the South African nation to have no doubts about the legitimacy of their victory and focused media attention around the world on what really mattered on the day. A few weeks later he received a moving thank you letter from South African President Nelson Mandela.“says the company Momentum in the press release explaining its decision to immortalize this memory.
An “EMS” was auctioned on February 11, 2023
For this she created sixEMS» («Extraordinary moment of sport’), based on blockchain technology. The first will be auctioned on February 11, 2023, the anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. A portion of the proceeds from this sale will be donated to Abdelatif Benazzi’s NOOR Association. The second will be given to the Nelson Mandela Foundation on April 3e to François Pienaar, the captain of the Springboks that day, the 4e in the Sports Museum in Nice. 5e is held by the former captain of the Blues and most recently the company Momentum.
Also 1,000″NFT“, sold at the price of 79.51 euros excl. VAT (95.42 euros incl. VAT), are also derived from this work, “Anyone can appropriate this moment in the political history of world sport“.
For more information: www.momentumnft.io