Hockey star never gives up

Dimpho Motsie
Dimpho Motsie

Dimpho Motsie (16), a Gr. 10 learner of the St Michael’s School in Bloemfontein, has been chosen as the last ExpressLet’s Play Sports Star of the Month for 2019.

She is the winner for October.

Dimpho is being recognised for her achievements in hockey. She also plays tennis.

Dimpho has represented both her school and province in hockey competitions.

In the recent school holiday Dimpho was part of her school’s u.19 team that toured the Netherlands to participate in the Elsie Coetzer Hockey School (ECHS) Invitational Tournament in Amsterdam from 22 September to 3 October.

Dimpho was selected by her teammates as vice-captain. Her selection for the international tour followed a sterling performance in interprovincial competitions.

Dimpho was part of her school’s team that competed in the All Girls’ Festival in Paarl in May. She was also part of the team that participated in the interprovincial tournament in Pietermaritzburg, where they won a silver medal.

Her impressive performance saw her being included in the school’s u.18A team.

Dimpho’s motto is: “Never give up and with Christ anything is possible”.

  • The 2019 Let’s Play Sports Star of the Year will be named at a function in November.
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