Circuit Managers’ Cup success

2016-09-22 06:00

DESPITE the rain more than 800 pupils from various schools under Mafukuzela Gandhi Circuit, gathered at the Tongaat Outspan Grounds to participate in the circuit managers’ Cup on 17 September.

Soccer in the primary and secondary sections had reached the final stages and the finals will be played on a date to be decided by the circuit managers.

Tonver president Guru Ramcharan said: “The netball finals had to be moved into the sports centre where Ottawa Primary defeated Waterloo Primary in the Primary School Section and Nhlanhlayethu Secondary beat Nkosibomvu Secondary in the Secondary School section.

“Trubel Primary and Fairbreeze Combined continued their top form from the tonver games as they defeated Palmview Primary and Palmview Secondary in the finals. In table tennis Dawncrest Primary took the honours in the girls’ section, while Flambel Primary won the boys’ section.

“In the secondary section, Mountview girls maintained their top form while Seatides Combined took honours in the boys section.In the code of Chess, Brookdale Primary was placed first followed by Dianthus Primary whilst Mountview Secondary took honours in the Secondary section followed by Northmead Secondary,” he said.

Ward manager in the Billy Nair circuit Mr. S. A. Chetty said: “Once again the Mafukuzela Gandhi has staged an excellent Circuit Managers’ Cup under trying circumstances. This programme is running for the fifth consecutive year and it’s the initiative of circuit managers to ensure that our schools have an opportunity to participate in the various codes of sport.

“Team Tonver must be congratulated for putting in place contingency plans to ensure the completion of this tournament. We have to realise that the Tongaat Indoor Sports Centre can cater for variety of codes as this was evident after torrential rains had disrupted our initial preparations.”

Tournament director Mr VM Subrayen commended the organising committee for a sterling contribution in ensuring a successful event.

Subrayen echoed sentiments of gratitude to Ramcharan and the supportive Tonver team for their assistance in ensuring a successful Circuit Managers’ Cup 2016.

“Despite the inclement weather, the sporting spirit of our pupils coupled with the dedication of our teachers is indicative of a bright future in school sport,” said Subrayen.

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