Photographed during the launch are Chippa United striker Rodney Ramagalela and the sponsor, Rudzani “RR Nemupo” Radebe. Photo supplied.

Netbal, soccer and fun at Mudimeli


Four netball and six soccer teams will participate in the sixth annual village shut-down tournament and 10 km fun walk that will be held at Mudimeli on 26 December.

According to the manager of the Mupo Washu group (sponsor), Mr Rudzani “RR Nemupo” Radebe, sports have the power to create a good climate between business and people. “This is the company´s way of making sure that it touches the lives of those in the Mudimeli area through sports that most people have a lot of passion for.”

He added that their sponsorship would increase from one season to the next, depending on the financial position of the business. He also stated that sponsorships played a vital role in sports development, especially in rural areas.

Mr Goldrick Radamba, coordinator of the tournament, stated that identifying future stars' talent at grassroots level was important. He applauded the sponsors 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.

The winners will go home with a new kit, gold medals, a floating trophy and R5 000. The netball winners will pocket R2 000, a ball, a floating trophy and gold medals.

The fun walk will start at 05:00. The soccer teams that will participate are: Bomo FC, Bombers FC, Vhamami FC, Rirothe FC, Parma FC and Sokotenda FC. The netball teams are: Vhamami Ladies, Rirothe Ladies, Bombers Ladies and Bomo Ladies.

The tournament and fun walk are sponsored by the Mupo Washu group, Smart Toilet and Trailer Rentals, WTP Cleaning services, Vombe Consulting and Caps M Trading.



Date:16 December 2021 - By: Kaizer Nengovhela

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.

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