For The Love of Sports
Diski99 Sports News is a news source for sports fanatics at grassroots/amateur level based in Mkhondo Local Municipality in the Gert Sibande District of Mpumalanga. It is the only website in the region and possibly the whole of South Africa that tell stories about local based amateur sports.
- Diski 99 Sports News will showcases local football talent via the fresh news, player and club profiles, fixtures, results and league log standings.
- Diski 99 Sports News provide news and pictures in colour to provide fresh and entertaining news about all sports played at amateur level.
- Diski 99 Sports News will provide employment opportunities to young creative people in the field of photography, film making and advertising.
To make local sportsman and woman known locally, provincially and nationally through informative news which will lead to visits by professional scouts, agents and professional teams tours to eMkhondo and the Gert Sibande Region.
To unite and educate all sports loving communities through positive and balanced sports news stories.
Our Primary Focus
- To showcase grassroots sport talent via fresh news, player and club profiles, fixtures, results and league log standings.
- To provide fresh and entertaining news about all football played in Mkhondo Municipality including parts of the Gert Sibande Region.
- To deliver beautiful pictures in colour showcasing amateur football
Diski99 Sports News began as monthly newspaper with the first issue coming out on 02 September 2016.
Five issues were published between September 2016 and February 2017 with a circulation of 3000 copies around Mkhondo Local Municipality.
Publication has since moved to the digital world to reach out to a wider audience. Our Facebook page diski99sportsnews provides regular updates to more than 4000 followers.