Local schools battle
Nombulelo Senior Secondary School beat TEM Mrwetyana in the final of a soccer tournament for local schools JD Dlepu Stadium on Tuesday. The tournament began on 9 August with the round robin matches with semis and finals taking place this week.
Nombulelo won 5-4 on penalties after the game ended 0-0; and Unakho Moneli of the Nombulelo side was named Player of the Tournament.. Khutliso Daniels beat Mary Waters 2-1 in the third ad fourth place play-off.
According to Khutliso Daniels teacher and tournament organiser, Mandilakhe Klaas, the tournament was part of the Lakhe Nathi Project.
“The aim of the tournament is to raise money for sanitary pads for the girls at schools,” Klaas said, “we could not fulfil the goal however due to lack of support. We are doing this to honour and help women in aid of and as a celebration to Women’s Month”. Anyone willing to make a donation to the cause can contact Mandilakhe at 083 218 5099.
Schools taking part included Khutliso Daniels, Nombulelo Secondary School, Ntsika, Nathaniel Nyaluza, Mary Waters and TEM Mrwetyana. See all the results in Know the Score on page 27.
Nombulelo Secondary School seen after winning a schools soccer tournament.