Gauteng hosts District Rural Sport Development Festival in Vereeniging, 8 Jul

Gauteng to develop rural talent with Sedibeng Rural Festival

Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation will, on Saturday, 08 July 2017, take its rural sport programme to Sedibeng, by hosting the District Rural Sport Development Festival at Dick Fourie stadium, Vereeniging.

During her budget vote presentation in June, MEC Faith Mazibuko committed to take sport to every corner of Gauteng.

In her speech MEC Mazibuko said: We'll be taking our programmes into areas in the periphery of Gauteng where there's limited or no sport and recreational facilities. Our rural sport programme, through which working with various academies and high performance centres, will allow us to further take sports science intosemi-rural areas. Here players are tested to help them improve and coaches capacitated to help their players and athletes to develop.

Participants will partake in the following sporting codes.

Netball

Cricket

Boxing

Rugby

Volleyball

Source: Government of South Africa

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