Star excels nationally, internationally

2019-04-17 06:00
Andile Mgoduka

Andile Mgoduka

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Andile Mgoduka (18), a learner of the Pholoho Special School in Bloemfontein, is the SuperSport Let’s Play Sports Star of the month for Express.

He was chosen as the winner for March for his achievements provincially, nationally and internationally. Andile won golds medals in bocce, a ball sport played on soil and asphalt.

He received gold medals at the provincial and national events of the South African Sport Association for the Physically Disabled.

Andile’s highlights were at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi, held from 14 to 21 March, winning a silver medal which was his first internationally.

Andile is also a notable basketball player, having represented the Free State since in 2017.

Andile’s motto is: “As a young man I have also thought we special learners can’t be like other kids. We have our own world-class event and get to travel the world; now I know we belong to a group of very talented and special people. I thank God for giving me such a beautiful gift and people should believe in themselves and everything is possible with God”.

  • Candidates can send their nominations for April on or before 23 April. It must include their name, age, contact details, the name of their school and a paragraph (less than 200 words) on what they achieved. Email nominations to, or fax it to 086-552-4922.

Call Lynne Landman or Juanré Viviers of Z PR on 051-522-9574.


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