La Liga forms partnership with KZN Department of Spo As and
KwaZulu-Natal receives boost from La Liga!
Speaking at the event,Dr Thobile Sifunda, who is the Deputy MEC, revealed the need for ladies football to be focused on following the recent success ofBanyana Banyana.
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Have a listen to Dr Thobile Sifunda explain how this partnership will work:
Our very own Sky Tshabalala was the Master of Ceremonies (MC) at the launch of the partnership between theKZN Department of Sport, Arts, and Cultureand Spanish football league,La Liga.
The launch came on the eve of theWorld Football Summit Africa, the first of its kind in Africa.
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This partnership with La Liga South Africa is to foster the development of football in KwaZulu-Natal.
The partnership seeks to bring a number of developmental and empowerment initiatives into the province.
With this initiative, it affords the KZN football fraternity the chance to learn from one of the worlds leading football leagues.
MECAmanda Bani-Mapenaexpressed excitement at this partnership, with the PSL teams from KZN plying their trade in theDSTV Premiershipalso set to benefit.
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The MEC spoke about the need to sustain the momentum and make KZN the true home of South African football.
We are very excited with this and we look forward to maintaining this momentum beyond the World Football Summit. The amount of expertise, harnessing of talent and exposure to young footballers will glean from this partnership will ensure a long lasting legacy, says Bani-Mapena.
As five PSL teams from KwaZulu-Natal plying their trade in the DSTV Premiership there was a need to sustain the momentum and make KZN the true home of South African football. Image: ECR
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