FS players to represent SA

2018-10-17 06:05
This group of players have been included in the South African basketball team to compete in the African Union Sport Council Region Five Games in Gaborone, Botswana, from 7 to 16 December. From the left are, front: Hasting-Brown Richard, Lethlogonolo Ditsele, Lehlohonolo Mphatse, Oliver Cilengi and Cole Jasson; back: Ryan Wimbush, Allen Mametja, David Craig, Ethan Brooke and Nkosi­nathi Dlamini. Photo:Supplied

This group of players have been included in the South African basketball team to compete in the African Union Sport Council Region Five Games in Gaborone, Botswana, from 7 to 16 December. From the left are, front: Hasting-Brown Richard, Lethlogonolo Ditsele, Lehlohonolo Mphatse, Oliver Cilengi and Cole Jasson; back: Ryan Wimbush, Allen Mametja, David Craig, Ethan Brooke and Nkosi­nathi Dlamini. Photo:Supplied

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The Free State boasts three players in the South African basketball teams that will compete in the African Union Sport Council Region Five Games in Gaborone, Botswana.

The province has one player in the boys’ team and two in the girls’ team.

This tournament for u.16 players will take place from 7 to 16 December.

The Free State players selected for the girls’ side are Palesa Dodo and Mimi Nhlapo, while Lehlohonolo Mphatse was the only boy from the province chosen for the boys’ 12-player squad.

The players for the two national squads were chosen after the natio­nal trials in Bloemfontein on 21 and 22 September.

Players from seven provinces attended the two-day trials.

This year is the eighth edition of the games, and it features ten sporting codes.

Teams will compete in boxing, basketball, netball, volleyball, athle­tics (including events for the visually handicapped), football, judo, tennis, gymnastics and swimming.

The participating countries include South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Swaziland, Lesotho, Angola and Mozambique.

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