Provincial Sport Awards Nominees Announced at Launch
On Wednesday, 9 March 2016, the build up to the Western Cape Provincial Sport Awards, kicked off with the announcement of the nominees at a media breakfast.
The awards are hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS)
Some of the nominees who attended the launch included Stormers rugby player, Sikhumbuzo Notshe (nominated in the Newcomer of the Year category), Elrick Kulsen (nominated for Coach of the Year) and the Principal of Paarl Boys High School, whose rugby team has been nominated in the School Team of the Year category.
Chief Director of Sport and Recreation, Adv. Lyndon Bouah, welcomed the nominees present and emphasised the importance of the Provincial Sport Awards. “The winners of our awards are in turn nominated for the SA Sport Awards. This is an opportunity for our talent from the Western Cape to be acknowledged and shine at National Level.” he said.
Sikhumbuzo Notshe said that it is an honour for him to be nominated and he is greatful for the opportunity: ‘The Department of Cultural Affairs plays a big role in supporting sportspeople and giving us exposure.” he said.
The launch was also supported by Supersport, who is a sponsor for this year’s Sport Awards. The Awards will also be broadcast on Supersport in due course.
The Provincial Sport Awards will take place on 11 March 2016 at the Cape Sun Hotel.
Click here for a list of the nominees.