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Highlanders crowned as netball champions

Sport - Date: 12 January 2019

Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela / Viewed: 279

 

Ravele Highlanders were crowned champions of SK Arts and Culture Community Sport Development netball tournament, which was recently held at Ravele.

The secretary, Mr Joseph Raphadana, said the main purpose of the organisation was to develop young stars from grassroots level. He said that his organisation would like to continue to develop their relationship with different organisations and to provide something tangible that the people would value.

He praised the team managers and players for their dedication and commitment during their matches. He said that the event clearly indicated that his organisation wanted to serve members of the community to bring development of sport in the area.

Cllr David Davhana applauded SK Arts and Culture Community Sport Development for helping to identify the talent of the region's youth and added that the youth of the region should be proud of their talent and that they should be exposed to bigger teams.

Ravele Highlanders went home with R4 000, gold medals and a floating trophy. The runners-up, Madombidzha Netball Club, received silver medals and R2 500.The third position went to Tshiozwi Dynamos, who received R1 500 and bronze medals.

 

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Handing over the trophy and cheque are, from left to right,Mr Joseph Raphadana, secretary of SK Arts and Culture Community Sport Development, Cllr Matodzi Ramushavha and Ms Hulisani Masala of the champions, Ravele Highlanders.

 

 
 

Kaizer Nengovhela

Kaizer Nengovhela started writing stories for Limpopo Mirror more than a decade ago, in 2 000. Prior to that he had a five year stint at Phala-Phala FM as sports presenter. In 2005 Kaizer received an award from the province's premier as Best Sports Presenter. The same year he was also nominated as Best Sports Reporter by the Makhado Municipality. Kaizer was awarded the Mathatha Tsedu award in 2014.

Email: kaizerdo@webmail.co.za

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