North Coast schools score big in development and awareness campaign

2016-12-01 06:00
Some of the pupils who participated in the sport development and awareness campaign in Verulam. Photo: supplied

Some of the pupils who participated in the sport development and awareness campaign in Verulam. Photo: supplied

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THE Safer Cities unit in partnership with the Department of Sports and Recreation and other departments hosted sport development and awareness campaign at the Verulam recreational grounds on 25 November. Waterloo Primary came first in soccer and netball.

Mbonisweni Primary’s cricket team emerged champions with their victory.

Other schools that participated were Cottonlands Primary, Tongaat Primary and Parkgate Primary. The aim of the event was to unite residents and improve self esteem.

Facilitator for Phoenix, Verulam and Tongaat Smangele Ntsodi said the winners received trophies, balls and medals.

“Ward councillors accepted the initiative and promised that they will bring business people to support the initiative. It is widely acknowledged that greater involvement in sporting activities has a public health benefit.”

Ntsodi said that the intention is to unite people, improve self esteem, inspire the children and increase participation in sport.

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