Sport Inn, play for life

2017-03-01 06:02

WHEN it comes to indoor sports, Sport Inn is a whole new ball game! Sport Inn situated at PMB China City shopping centre on Manchester Road offers the ultimate indoor sports venue for action cricket and soccer.

The Sport Inn has been developed to cater for the sporting needs of the local community and its sophisticated new facilities can be utilised for various purposes such as sporting and social events.

Why play at the Sports Inn arena? They offer action cricket and soccer using a fair and competitive grading system. The cricket league currently has eight teams competing to win the grand prize money of R10 000.

Sports Inn co-owner Muhammad Jooma said it was a passion for sports that led him and his business partner Mohamed Riaaset Essa to open the facility.

“We saw a gap; Pietermaritzburg needed an action sports facility and as passionate sports fanatics we took the initiative and opened one.”

The facility was officially opened in January and hosted a successful indoor soccer tournament. Village FC emerged as the champions of the tournament after beating the Underdogs FC 3-1 in the finals. Maritzburg Hotspurs also participated in the tournament and were pleased with the arena.

Jooma said the cricket league has been just as competitive.

“So far the competition is tight; everyone wants to take home the prize money. Another big prize will go to the man of the league who will win two flight tickets to Cape Town at the end of the season.”

He said the one of the benefits of using the Sport Inn facility is that it was not weather dependent.

“The facility is ideal for players staying in Northdale and surrounding areas. We also offer an electronic scoring system for team and individual statistics. We have a competitive and graded league structure.”

Jooma said their facility has visible security and a safe and secure parking.

“Our players and visitors can participate in the games with ease knowing that the area has 24-hour security and sufficient parking space. We also have a kiosk and a catering facility within the premises of the shopping centre.”

Sport Inn league games are from Monday to Friday from 6pm to 10pm. The facility also opens on Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 10pm and it also lends itself for social events and school tournaments.

League prices

L eague Cricket – R400 per team (8 to 10 players)

League Soccer – R125 per team (5 players per side)

Social Soccer – R250 per hour

Social Cricket – R450 per hour

For social events contact Muhammad Jooma on 072 866 4829.


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