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Sport - Date: 05 July 2019
Written by: Kaizer Nengovhela / Viewed: 305
The Tshiozwi grounds are expected to be packed to capacity on Saturday for the MJN Foundation soccer and netball challenge finals.
According to the secretary of the foundation, Mr Leonard Mavhandu, the MEC for Sport, Art and Culture, Ms Thandi Moraka, is expected to attend the finals and the presentation of the awards.
In the first semi-final, Magau United will play against Matanda Rockers at 09:00. In the second semi-final match, Ablex FC and Green Way Academy will meet at 11:00.
The winners will meet in the final at 15:00.
The MLFA final at 13:00 will be between Ravele Dragons and Madombidzha Chris United.
In the netball final, Ravele Netball Club and Tshiozwi Netball Club will meet.
The champions in the senior teams will receive R10 000, a floating trophy, soccer kit, and gold medals, while the second-placed teams will receive R5 000, a soccer kit, and silver medals. The teams in third and fourth position will receive R3 000 and R2 000 respectively.
The first prize for the MLFA teams are: R5 000, a floating trophy, gold medals and a new soccer kit. The second prize is R3 000, silver medals and a new soccer kit, while the third prize is R2 000.
The winners of the netball will receive R2 000, gold medals, a trophy and netball kit. The runners-up will get R1 200, silver medals and a netball kit. The team in third position will get R700.
More than 50 sports personalities from sporting codes such as soccer, netball, athletics and boxing will receive awards during the day.
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.