East to Soweto lifts the 2021 Red Bull Kasi Cup

After a day filled with shibobo’s and other showboating skills from Gauteng’s best kasi football teams, East to Soweto defeated Kathorus FC in the Red Bull Kasi Cup finals and was crowned the 2021 champions. The team from Soweto claimed the win by three goals to nil. Running for the second year, Red Bull Kasi Cup was held at Alex Stadium on Saturday 09 October and saw four teams take to the field to try and win the trophy. The first semi-final saw Kathorus FC take on Yoyo FC, and…

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A Women’s Protea player from Daveyton promises to represent her township

A girl (Tumi Sekhukhune) who was born and bred in Daveyton promises to represent her township in the South African women’s national cricket club. Sekhukhune started embracing cricket when she joined the Daveyton Cricket Club in 2005 when the sport was largely male-dominated. Her breakthrough was made possible by her coaches, Raymond Ramahlo and Fred Mokoena who led her to the girls’ cricket teams in Benoni. At the age of 14, Sekhukhune joined the Easterns women’s cricket team then at the age of 20 she undertook her first international tour…

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Gauteng Handball team pleas for help

The National Handball Federation will be hosting the National Junior Youth Champs in Nelson Mandela Bay from the 1st of October till the 4th of October 2021. The Gauteng Handball team is compromises of four teams for different regions in Gauteng namely: Ekurhuleni (Daveyton), Pretoria, Soweto and Krugersdorp, they have been selected to participate in the tournament. The team has U-18 girls and U-19 boys. The newly-elected Chairperson of the Gauteng Handball Association, Reginald Nsizwa Mahlangu pleas with the community to assist the team with donations that will cover accommodation…

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Smiling Stars football club aims to improve youngsters’ lives

Daveyton’s Smiling Stars football club was founded by Sipho Sibiya, with the main vision of helping young people to embrace their talents and to keep them off the streets. The team is seeking support from the community of Daveyton in a form of donations or sponsorships so they may buy proper soccer kits, soccer equipment and be able to go on tournament trips. The team has faced so many challenges from the year it was established in 1990.“It hasn’t been an easy journey to manage a team without any funding.…

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Soccer legends encourage MTN 8 fans to take chances

Two legends of the soccer field (Josta Dladla and Sibusiso Zuma) that were chosen by loyal supporters of the MTN 8 Wafa Wafa cup competition- which is currently left with four teams that are jousting for the 8 million grand price touched down in Ekurhuleni on the 22nd of September. Both legendary soccer aces outlined that they came to the City of Ekurhuleni to encourage soccer fanatics to seize the opportunity of grabbing the great glossary prizes which are offered by the 47th edition of the prestigious cup competition, which…

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Exciting 2020/21 KFC Mini-Cricket season kicks off at the Easterns KFC Mini-Cricket Seminar

The KFC Mini-Cricket programme kicked off at the Easterns Cricket union in Benoni with the all-important annual KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Seminar on the 17th of September in the afternoon. The KFC Mini-Cricket Easterns Seminar welcomed all the volunteers, administrators, and key stakeholders of the programme who met to strategize the 2020/2021 KFC Mini-Cricket season which has been called the season of “Imvuselelo” or “Recovery”. One of the guest speakers for the event was East Rand’s very own Tumelo Bodibe who is a former player for Easterns Cricket and is currently…

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Daveyton’s fitness fanatic has a deep passion for sport

A deep passion for sport and fitness is the fuel that keeps the 29-year-old Mpendulo Lukhele going. The self-disciplined Daveyton resident comes from a family of six and he is the last born of Sarah Lukhele and the late John Lukhele. Soccer has been Lukhele’s first love, he drew inspiration from his late dad who was a soccer player, but who couldn’t take his soccer career further due to an injury he sustained in a car accident. To prove his love of being in the field, Lukhele started playing soccer…

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Rolfa squad up in arms to clinch OR Tambo Sochini tournament

A mighty team(Rolfa Squad) made up of 18 outstanding players that were picked from different soccer leagues (KLFA and GLFA) in the Kathorus area promises to outshine the teams it will be competing against in the upcoming OR Tambo Sochini Games. The coach of the newly formed soccer team, Nkosinathi Mthimkhulu, disclosed his idealistic plan in preparing for the games that will commence on the 18th of September, saying, “We are going there to compete and win the tournament. My plan is to get two or more players in my…

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A soccer team appeals for donations

A soccer team from Germiston (Rondebult) is appealing for help from any donors, in terms of donating any soccer kits, soccer balls, and transportation fare to travel and compete with other teams. Coach Brutus created and named the team Supreme United FC in 2016 when he saw that a lot of kids are getting involved in drugs. “Our environment is not conducive for these young talented boys, so I decided to unite them in one room so that they don’t get time to be victims of drugs, it was not…

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A female soccer coach competes against best teams

A young female soccer coach who resides in Dawn Park is doing a remarkable job by managing a team that competes with well-established in teams in the City of Ekurhuleni. Refilwe Ntenjwa had always dreamt of being a sports medical doctor, but due to her academic marks not reaching an adequate standard, she decided to be a coach. She established the club in 2015 while she was still on varsity, but she had to leave it because of her other personal convictions, regardless of that she returned to adopt the…

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