Local netballers victorious at champs

2018-07-13 06:00
PHOTO: supplied The victorious Harry Gwala District netballers at the junior championship competition.

PHOTO: supplied The victorious Harry Gwala District netballers at the junior championship competition.

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A FTER some tough competition, the netball squad from Harry Gwala District walked away champions at the recent U19 Junior Netball Championship finals, held in Pretoria last Friday, which saw the squad secure a 51-49 victory in the final against Johannesburg Metro.

Additionally, Lindelwa Gxibithole was selected to join the national squad which is set to compete against teams from Brazil, Russia, India, and China in Durban this November.

Harry Gwala District netball coach Simphiwe Cele thanked the players for showing participation at the junior champs, also adding: “I appreciate Harry Gwala District Municipality for giving us transport and Department of Sport and Recreation for paying accommodation at the championships.”

The U12 and senior netballers from the district will be playing at the national championships in Port Elizabeth which runs from July 7 to July 14.


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