SANDF Cricket launches first women’s league

2019-11-26 06:00
SA Army vs SA Navy women competed in an exciting game of cricket at the Claremont Cricket Club.

SA Army vs SA Navy women competed in an exciting game of cricket at the Claremont Cricket Club.

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The 48th edition of the Cricket Championships by the South African National Defence Force Cricket Association (SANDFCA) was held from Sunday 17 to Friday 22 November. The South African Navy was the host of this year’s event at the Cape Town Military Sports Club.

SANDF cricket patron, brigadier general Remsis Nkosi, and the Cricket South Africa vice-president Beresford Williams officiated during the opening parade at the Wynberg Military Sports Centre on Sunday 17 November.

The games took place at Wynberg Military Base Sports Complex, Claremont Cricket Club and Cape Town Cricket Ground in Plumstead.

A community outreach programme was held at the Wynberg complex on Wednesday 20 November to introduce children from less privileged communities to the sport.

Later that day, the Women’s Premier League launch took place at Wardroom Job Masego in Simon’s Town.

The awards function, held on Friday 22 November at Wardroom Job Masego, concluded the week’s programme.

The SANDFCA is the governing body of all cricket administration and development in the department of defence (DOD).


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