Antonio Chetty is a young athlete who wishes to pursue sport in the future as well. He will be participating in long jump and discus.
The event was attended by the deputy mayor of eThekweni Municipality, Fawzia Peer, who met with students from all backgrounds including the underprivileged students at the seminar.
The Ninfu Shinto-ryu Dojo is proud of the karatekas who participated and would like to wish their students all the best in the future.
Ten different primary schools in Isipingo were invited to the programme which consisted of talks from various speakers on drugs and alcohol abuse. Thereafter, a T5 cricket tournament was held to motivate pupils to excel in sports.
The principal of the school, A Pillay praised the new soccer arena and said that this certainly gives impetus to their pupils achieving sporting excellence, especially at a time when sports in school is losing focus.
About 500 swimmers from 25 schools and 300 parents were present at the gala. All pupils who participated were given lunch and a participation medal for their interest in the sport.
The principal of the school also thanked the generous sponsors, the parents who attended, and staff for their dedication and commitment in ensuring the success of the 2017 athletics meeting.
He has his sights set on the District championship to be held on February 2.
The purpose of the visit was to expose pupils to a national team and to engage with the players.
The pupils are looking forward to the tourney.
Pupils were divided into four houses.