The event seems to be growing both in magnitude and class as more than a 100 athletes from all over the Mpumalanga province participated in this year’s edition, whereas only 64 attended last year.
The elderly from the different local municipalities in the district participated in track and field events, promoting the spirit of being active.
Another round of matches in the GS Netball League took place at the AJ Swanepoel Stadium on Saturday, 21 July.
Ermelo Provincial Hospital and Amajuba Hospital from Volksrust went head-to-head in a sports tournament at the AJ Swanepoel Stadium in Ermelo on Wednesday, 18 July. Officials from the two hospitals battled it out in the soccer and netball sporting codes.
The team from Camden faced Stucky Stars from Volksrust and won the game on penalties. They join four other local teams in the SAB Soccer League after debuting their first ever season in the Msukaligwa Local Football Association League (LFA).
The tournament, hosted by the Nesto Shisanyama and Lounge and organised by Mr Raputla Shabangu, was part of Youth Day celebrations on Saturday, 16 June.
Soccer development teams from Ermelo and surrounding areas went head to head in the finals of a tournament hosted by the Local Football Association (LFA) on Saturday, 2 June.
The final round of matches took place in various stadiums in the Gert Sibande District and locals, Ermelo United, took on Pit Retief’s Losta Stars in their last match.
Die swartbal liga is goed op dreef met die vierde ronde wat die afgelope naweek in verskeie dorp plaasgevind het.
The karate club is still in its infancy and opened in January. Sensei Nsizwa Wellington Thanjekwayo is at the helm and they currently use the Cassim Park Community Hall for practice and hope to move to their own dojo in the near future.
Mr Raputla Shabangu, in partnership with Nesto Shisanyama and Lounge, hosted a Worker’s Day sports tournament on 1 May. This saw teams made up of workers from different sectors of the community participate in sporting codes such as netball, basketball and soccer.