Mine hosts internal soccer tournament

2015-06-10 06:00
MAN of the match, Reginald Kalanie, receiving a soccer ball from the Kolomela Mine’s general manager, Aart van den Brink. 
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MAN of the match, Reginald Kalanie, receiving a soccer ball from the Kolomela Mine’s general manager, Aart van den Brink. Photos: Supplied

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Mine reportedly held an inter-departmental soccer tournament to honour Freedom Day at the Postmasburg High School sports grounds.

This sporting tournament also gave Kolomela employees and contractors the opportunity to interact and build their wellness and fitness.

An internal survey was conducted to determine which sporting codes were most sought after by employees and six top bodies were identified with soccer scoring the highest.

According to Cindy Ramnarayan, the communications practitioner at Anglo American, nine teams altogether participated in this tournament, which saw Shift B of the mining department proving a victorious 4-3 in a show down against Mineral Resource Mining (MRM).

Thapelo Galebope, coach manager of the winning team Shift B, said: “It was a great privilege to have been given the opportunity to participate in a tournament like this, given the fact that it was our first time participating in such a tournament.

“We would like to express our gratitude to Kolomela for arranging this tournament and making it possible to have the ability to interact with the other teams. We are excited and look forward to playing in the Tsantsabane Football Association (TSALFA) League.”

Man of the match, Reginald Kalanie, also known as “Tamatie”, was honoured with a soccer ball.

In third place, Protection Services did not leave empty handed as they were awarded the bronze trophy for their participation in the tournament, and for making it to the semi-finals.

The aim of the tournament was to establish a strong foundation for internal sport and for the internal teams to participate in inter-departmental games and also expand this to broader sporting galas and competitions.

“Kumba Iron Ore, a business unit of Anglo American, knows that without employees, the company cannot create value and appreciates that everything Kumba does comes back to the people in the business,” added Ramnarayan

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