At­tack­ers shine

Grocott's Mail - - SPORT - By CHRIS TOTOBELA

The Eleven At­tack­ers held their an­nual Play­ers awards cer­e­mony on Sun­day 15 July for the un­der 13 and un­der 15 teams in a well-at­tended cer­e­mony.

One of the team’s founder mem­bers, Mandla ‘King’ Sokhany­ile, was the guest speaker and spoke of the his­tory of the club and its suc­cess. Sokhany­ile was joined by Pas­tor No­makhwezi Madikwa, who en­cour­aged the boys to con­tinue with their sport.

There were many play­ers who re­ceived awards but the big­gest went to Sipho ‘Obua’ Rawana, who walked away with the Player of the Sea­son award for his fan­tas­tic ef­fort in the un­der 15 side through­out the sea­son.

Other awards in­cluded the un­der 13 Player of the Year, Onceya Sakhile, Most Ded­i­cated Player, Mihle Onceya, and the Most Im­proved Player, Othand­wayo Havi. Malakhiwe Nikelo won Young Player of the Sea­son, while Sthem­bele Stephen took home the award for the Most Dis­ci­plined Player in the un­der 13 age group.

Luy­olo Mati­wane was re­warded for his loy­alty by be­ing named the Most Loyal Player. The Play­ers’ Player of the Sea­son was awarded to Iviwe Soyiki, while Luvo Dyani walked away with both Top Goal Scorer and Best Player of the sea­son.

Sibulele Madikwa went home with the award for the un­der 15 Most Dis­ci­plined Player.

Luzenathi Ma­jiza was awarded the Player with Lead­er­ship Qual­i­ties, for his im­pres­sive lead­er­ship skills through­out the sea­son, while Thabo Nt­shebe re­ceived a spe­cial award for be­ing a loyal and great sup­porter of foot­ball.

The club’s spokesman, Afika Adam, said “these awards are aimed at mo­ti­vat­ing the young boys and to in­still the cul­ture and dis­ci­pline of the club at a very young age.”

He con­grat­u­lated all the win­ners and thanked all those who contributed to the suc­cess of the awards. Adam also thanked Vicky Plaatjie for his love of the game and for the amaz­ing things he does to pro­mote youth foot­ball.

These awards are aimed at mo­ti­vat­ing the young boys and to in­stil the cul­ture and dis­ci­pline of the club at a very young age.

Sipho ‘Obua’ Rawana re­ceiv­ing his award for the U15 Player of the sea­son. From left to right: Pas­tor No­makhwezi Madikwa, Sipho ‘Obua’ Rawana and Mfundo Jamela.

Photo: Chris Totobela Photo: Chris Totobela

All of the award win­ners from the XI At­tack­ers’ an­nual award cer­e­mony.

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