Soccer lovers in Tshitale and surrounding areas can now watch ABC Motsepe League matches on their doorstep.
This follows the decision by businessmen of the area to buy the ABC Motsepe status of Dengeza FC. The team has been based in Giyani since its inception in the league three years ago and was owned by the well-known soccer guru, Mr Aka Dengeza. The new team will be called Munaca FC.
According to the manager of the team, Mr Michael Muzila, the reason behind the purchasing of the team is to develop young players. He said the Tshitale area had a lot of talent and he wanted to produce more players who could play for any elite team from the area.
He stated that he had confidence in the people of Tshitale to take his team to the highest level of football in the country within a reasonable period. The team use the Louis Trichardt Show Grounds as their home ground, and they train at the Phophi Stadium at Vleifontein.
The former coach of the Safa Vhembe Stream F team, Wayeni Sea Robbers, Mr Amukelani “JJ” Hlungwani, has been appointed head coach of the team. The management of the new team are: Mr Walter Ramapala (chairperson), Mr Michael Muzila (manager), Mr Pat Muedi (head of logistics), Mr Amukelani “JJ” Hlongwani (coach), Mr Fhatuwani Mudau (assistant coach) and Mr Justice Museisi is the spokesperson for the team.
Date:12 March 2020 - By: 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.