Winning Women | Bongiwe Msomi: From filler to national netball captain

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Winning woman Netball Proteas captain and head coach of University of Johannesburg Netball Bongiwe Msomi happily juggles both positions, which to her are not work but her dream come true. Picture: Rosetta Msimango
Winning woman Netball Proteas captain and head coach of University of Johannesburg Netball Bongiwe Msomi happily juggles both positions, which to her are not work but her dream come true. Picture: Rosetta Msimango

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Bongiwe Msomi’s father disapproved of his daughter’s training attire and her mother seemed disinterested in her newfound extracurricular activity, which “distracted me from household chores”.

Had the two known that their daughter would, years later, captain the national netball team to the world championships, perhaps Msomi’s parents would have been their daughter’s main cheerleaders.

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