COACHING MAESTRO HONORED

The Vosloorus ward 45 George Makhubela ANC branch based in the City of Ekurhuleni honoured a soccer coaching maestro, Bra Zakes Ntshalintshali, who started coaching youngsters back in 1994.Initially, the prestigious event commenced at Bopang Kgotso primary school and it proceeded to the Joe Modise sports ground where the ideal dream of the legendary soccer coach began and a top four (4) soccer tournament was also held during the phenomenal event, on the day (24 October 2020).However the masses who attended the event were puzzled and amused by the presence…

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A NETBALL PLAYER FROM EKURHULENI CONTINUES TO BREAK BARRIERS

A 31-year-old mother, Palesa (Busta) Mbukwana from Kwa-Thema in Ekurhuleni and also an employee of the Ekurhuleni municipality continues to break barriers in the netball fraternity.She started playing netball at a very young age, but only started taking the sport seriously in 2004, when she was in Grade9, fortunately she was selected to represent Eastern Gauteng now famously known as Ekurhuleni and during the national netball championships she was then selected to play for the South African school under-17 netball team.Later In 2011 she was selected to play for Gauteng…

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RUN YOUR CITY SERIES BIDS FAREWELL TO FNB

2020 will be remembered for many reasons, but for Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the Run Your City Series, it marks the final year with FNB as the valued title sponsor of what has become one of South Africa’s most iconic and innovative road running series. “The Run Your City Series has enjoyed tremendous growth since the inception of the inaugural event, the FNB Cape Town 12K CITYRUN in 2015,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The Cape Town race was such a resounding success that it quickly…

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FITNESS JUNKIES CELEBRATE HERITAGE DAY BY EXERCISING IN WINDMILL PARK

Ntokozo Mwelase the founder and director of The Future Shapers organisation celebrated heritage day (24 September 2020) by hosting ‘The Future Shapers Fitness Club Aerobics Marathon’ that are distinctively incorporated with African dance moves that invigorate the body, at Ebandleni Shisanyama, in Windmill Park.Primarily, Ntokozo Mwelase who was also a fitness instructor on the day, explained that, “The reason we host these aerobics marathon is to introduce fitness to people holistically, yes you can be fit physically but if you are weak mentally it’s a crisis, when we say a…

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Congratulations to Mamelodi Sundowns

Gauteng Provincial Legislature Portfolio Committee on Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, led by the Chairperson Honourable William Matsheke wish to congratulate Mamelodi Sundowns FC on winning the ABSA PSL Championship, this is the second Championship in a row for “Bafana Ba Style”. The nail-biting finish to the Championship saw Mamelodi Sundowns FC emerge as Champions on the last day of the ABSA PSL after overtaking Kaizer Chiefs FC, whom had been leading the League for the better part of the season. It confirms that through dedication, hard work and never…

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COVID-19 RELIEF VIRTUAL CHALLENGE KICKED OFF

On the first (1st) of August 2020, the Nelson Mandela Covid-19 Relief Virtual Challenge took place not only in various stadiums around Gauteng, but in the homes of hundreds of riders across the world that supported the initiative.The country’s biggest sports stars and celebrities gathered at Ellis Park Stadium, Loftus Stadium and the Nelson Mandela Foundation to both raise their heart rates and raise awareness for those who have been affected most severely by the Covid-19 pandemic. The general public was invited to ‘join hands’ with their sporting heroes in…

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#RUGBYUNITES

Following successful efforts in three provinces and participation from major rugby union players in each province, the Vodacom Bulls are the latest rugby giants to take on the South African Rugby Legends Association’s (SARLA) #Rugbyunites charity challenge. #BullsFamily team members, Rugby Legends and representatives from Cell C shopped and packed food parcels at Spar Menlyn Maine, Menlyn Maine Central Square from 14h00 on Saturday, 25 July. The Charity nominated to receive the food parcels is the Lizo Gqoboka Foundation. Springbok and Bulls prop Lizo Gqoboka founded the Lizo Gqoboka Foundation…

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KFC MINI-CRICKET COACH OF THE YEAR

Ruth Bowles – Western Province Ruth Bowles has been part of the KFC Mini-Cricket coaching programme for over 10 years. Enthusiastic, optimistic and with a positive approach to coaching, her love and passion for developing the game cannot be understated. Over the last few years, she has made it her mission to get Cape Flats teachers involved, especially at schools that have no extra mural activities. Even though she left teaching in the Grassy Park zone to teach in another zone, she remained their coordinator in an environment where teachers…

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JOSE BREACHES RULES

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says he “accepts my actions were not in line with government protocol” after being pictured flouting coronavirus social-distancing guidelines. Mourinho was pictured leading a training session with record signing Tanguy Ndombele on Hadley Common. Davinson Sanchez and Ryan Sessegnon were filmed running together through the same London park.

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