Media Alert: Western Cape sportspeople to be honoured by Minister Anroux Marais
KINDLY NOTE AMENDED TIME BELOW AS CEREMONY WILL START AT 17H00 AND NOT 18H00 AS PREVIOUSLY COMMUNICATED.
Tomorrow, Minister Anroux Marais will honour the sporting excellence achieved by notable Western Cape athletes in 2017.
At this significant ceremony, Minister Marais will officially acknowledge sportspeople hailing from the Western Cape who represented South Africa at international sporting events.
The sportspeople to be recognized include:
- Team South Africa who competed at the 2017 Homeless Street Soccer World cup in Norway.
- Vincent Ntuja and the all-girl basketball team for participating in the 2017 Sports Diplomacy program in Washington DC, USA.
- Francesco Stemmet who competed at the 2017 RC Drift World Championship in Amsterdam.
- The all-girl Futsal Team SA for competing at the 2017 Maccabi Games in Israel.
- Liam Damon for representing South Africa at the 2017 World Karate Championship in Spain.
- Breyton Poole for winning gold in the code of high jump at the 2017 IAAF U-18 World Champs.
- Keith Rolls for representing South Africa at the 2017 World Shoot in France.
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) proudly celebrates the achievements of our athletes. Determination and focus prepares achievers to become role models. Let’s encourage excellence and inclusivity in sport to unify the nation BETTER TOGETHER.
ALL MEDIA ARE INVITED TO ATTEND
Date: Wednesday, 6 December 2017
There will be opportunities for photographs.