Soccer player wins honour

2016-10-19 06:00
LESEGO ELAND (16) of the High School Te­tlanyo. Photo: Boipelo Mere

LESEGO ELAND (16) of the High School Te­tlanyo. Photo: Boipelo Mere

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LESEGO ELAND (16), a gr. 10 learner of the High School Tetlanyo, has been chosen as this month’s SuperSport Let’s Play Sport Star of the month for Express Northern Cape for his achievements in football.

Lesego recently led the u.18 Sol Plaatje local football team as captain during the Goodwill Games in East London.

His home team is White City United. In 2015, Lesego also took part in the FNB Football Tournament. Lesego’s team also received a bronze medal in the Real Diamonds Awards during the 2015 Nelson Mandela Challenge and won the executive award at the White City team awards ceremony.

Lesego’s motto is: “What I do is play soccer, which is what I like.” – Lionel Messi

There are only two more opportunities to take part in the Let’s Play Sport Star of the Month.

Our final monthly winner for 2016 will be announced at the end of November. Send your SuperSport Let’s Play Sport Star of the Month nomination for school children between the ages of 6 and 18 today. All nominations for October need to be received before 20 October and for November before 4 November. You can email your nomination to or fax it to 086-552-4922.

More on the Let’s Play initiative:

SuperSport over time has evolved as the quintessential sports authority.

SuperSport identified that there were huge issues severely inhibiting the development of children through skills learned by playing, physical education and sport.

It was from this insight that Let’s Play was born in November 2005 with the aim of elevating awareness of our social situation and to introduce and encourage play, activity and sport in schools.

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