For Immediate Release
30 May 2018
Launch of Ethekwini Games 2018
In keeping with its mandate to promote social cohesion and sports development in the City, the Municipality’s Sport and Recreation Department is hosting the second installment of eThekwini Games scheduled for 01 April – 22 July 2018.
The 2018 edition of the Games will be officially launched on Saturday, 02 June 2018. The launch will be used to unpack the various stages of the Games which will ultimately culminate into a mega tournament in July. Participating sports codes will also be unveiled at the launch.
The launch will be divided into two sessions. The morning session will be a fun sports day where different stakeholders will participate in various sports codes. Participants will include Municipal Councillors, media personnel, youth sector, radio personalities and others. The second session is a formal dinner which will include the prize-giving ceremony for the winners from the 2017 eThekwini Games.
The 2018 eThekwini Games kicked off with inter-ward tournaments. Winners from the wards will battle each other at district level, after which the 2018 champions will be crowned at the mega tournament scheduled to take place in July 2018. The Games are also an opportunity to scout for players to represent Team eThekwini at the annual KwaZulu-Natal South African Local Government Association Games.
Members of the media are invited to be part of the launch.
Date: Saturday, 02 June 2018
Fun Sports Day: Hoypark Sports Ground, 11h00
Launch and Awards Ceremony: Durban ICC, 17h30
RSVP to Vuyo Ndlovu on or call 031 311 4838.
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Acting Head, Mandla Nsele.
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