Young ambitious volunteers make history while keeping the sport of netball alive

History was made when the first ever Netball tournament took place at the dusty grounds of Phola Park, Mkhondo. The tournament was played on a cool Sunday morning on the 1st November 2020 at one of the community recreational spaces in between the houses of Phola Park. The aim of the one day tournament was […]

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Netball ready to claim its position as the 2nd most played team sport

Netball interest is fast growing amidst the Covid-19 pandemic which has seen all sport activities put on hold until recently when government relaxed some of the rules and allowed athletes to train. The sport made a return with two (2) back to back mini tournaments taking place on Saturdays 05& 12 September 2020 at Thokozani […]

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Mkhondo wins first cup while Mpumalanga dominates the 20th anniversary of SAMSRA Games

The 20th Anniversary of the South African Municipal Sports & Recreation Association (SAMSRA) Games ended with Mkhondo Local Municipality winning 2-1 in the final against Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality in a tightly contested football match final. The exciting duel between Mpumalanga and the Free State provided an exciting finish to the games. A total of […]

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Eagles NC brought big guns to win the first ever Saul Mkhizeville Netball Cup tournament

The Eagles Netball Club brought all their big guns and probably their strongest side out to play for a win at all costs in the first ever Saul Mkhizeville Netball Cup tournament. The inaugural tournament featured seven (7) teams all coming from different areas of Mkhondo Local Municipality. The club from Phola Park in Thandukukhanya […]

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Mkhondo Netball clubs moves one gear up, elects interim committee to take charge of all netball activities.

A new interim committee to serve in the Mkhondo Netball Federation has been formed to look into the development and affairs of netball in the area jurisdiction of the Mkhondo Local Municipality. The committee of five (5) members was elected by representatives of eight (8) teams at the side lines of the Saul Mkhizeville Netball […]

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Mkhondo catches the netball fever: Local clubs to play first ever Easter tournament.

A total of ten (10) teams will participate in the first ever Easter Netball tournament when they play the Saul Mkhizeville Netball Cup set to take place on Easter Monday 22 April 2019 at Lindelani Playing Courts at Saul Mkhizeville. They will play at the newly built Lindelani Playing Courts in rural Saul Mkhizeville about […]

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Troublemakers win the first ever Mkhondo Netball Cup in close final

The recently revamped playing courts in Thokozani hosted the first ever Mkhondo Netball cup tournament on Saturday 16 March 2019 at Thokozani Sports Centre, Thandukukhanya, Mkhondo. Troublemakers NC beat Hostel 16 -11 in a fast paced final to become the first ever netball club to win the tournament established to encourage and develop of netball […]

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Netball teams reach consensus to form new federation & set date for developmental tournament

The Mkhondo Sports Council had a successful meeting with the Mkhondo Netball teams based in Mkhondo discussing ways to develop and encourage participation in the sport. The meeting was held on Wednesday 06 March 2019 at the offices of the Mkhondo Local Municipality in Kempville attended by seven (7) teams with one apology from Amsterdam […]

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A record number of football clubs enter to play in Thandukukhanya Junior League

A record number of football clubs have entered to play in Thandukukhanya Junior League division for the 2019 season which begins this weekend on Saturday 09 February 2019 at Masenkeni Stadium, Thandukukhanya, Mkhondo. The league which has been active since 2014 grew to 52 teams divided into three age-group divisions. The under 13 & 15 […]

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SA under 20 player comes to the rescue of Mkhondo Netball

A little messiah with a giant heart came to the rescue of Mkhondo Netball by establishing an annual tournament to be played by clubs based in Mkhondo. Sikholiwe Sinegugu Mdletshe (19) introduced a new tournament aimed at developing and promoting netball as a sport of choice for young girls of Mkhondo on Saturday 22 December […]

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