UKZN Sportsman of the Year announced

2016-12-21 06:01
PHOTO: supplied Hilal Pillay campus was awarded the prestigious Best Sportsman Of The Year Award 2016 at UKZN.

PHOTO: supplied Hilal Pillay campus was awarded the prestigious Best Sportsman Of The Year Award 2016 at UKZN.

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HILAL Pillay (21) a third-year B.Com accounting student at UKZN Pietermaritzburg campus was awarded the prestigious Best Sportsman of the Year Award 2016 at Durban Westville campus awards evening recently following on his success of attaining the Best All- Round Sportsman Of The Year 2016 award at the UKZN Campus in Pietermaritzburg.

Pillay, whose forte is table tennis, represented University of South Africa in the 18th Confederation of Universities and College Sports Association Games in Bulawayo in Zimbabwe earlier in the year where the South African team were overall winners collecting a number of gold medals, competing against teams from the rest of Southern Africa.

He participated in the South African Table Tennis championships in Pietermaritzburg and won gold at the 2015 Salga Games in KwaDukuza with his partner Nikheel Jungbahadur. He is also a member of the UKZN PMB cricket team. - Supplied

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