TEAM ESWATINI LEAVES BEAMING WITH CONFIDENCE
Five athletes will represent the country in Morocco during the African Games, formerly known as the All Africa Games.
The five athletes are Phumlile Ndzinisa, Sibusiso Matsenjwa and Andile Lusenga (Athletics). The others are Wandile Maziya and Thandukukhanya Dlamini (Taekwondo).
Longs serving official Zakhele Zulu is the Chief de Mission, while the workaholic Zama Tsabedze is the team’s General Manager.
Minister of Sport, Culture …and Youth Affairs, Harries ‘Madze’ Bulunga bid the travellers farewell during a brief function at the EOCGA Offices.
Bulunga expressed hope that the team will do the country proud during the games in Morocco, imploring the athletes to give it their best shot.
D- DAY FOR TAEKWONDO ARTISTS
Tomorrow, Thursday (August 22, 2019) will present a stern test for the country’s two Taekwondo artists, who will be testing their mettle against the finest the continent has to offer.
The duo of Wandile Maziya and Thandukukhanya Dlamini is part of Team Eswatini, currently representing the country in the African Games, formerly known as the All Africa Games. The games are being staged in Rabat, Morocco.
Their coach, Mancoba Motsa is also part of the team. The artists will be competing in the men’s lower weight category.
Good luck Team Eswatini!
Both our Taekwondo athletes have been eliminated from the Taekwondo competition in Rabat. Both contests were so close as both lost by margin of 4 points in their respective fights.
Our top 100 metres athlete Phumlile Ndzinisa is placed 3rd in her heat with a time of 11.89 and she qualifies for the next round. African Games are currently ongoing in Rabat, Morocco.
Our top 100m athlete Sibusiso Matsenjwa is placed 3rd in his heat with a time of 10. 54. He qualifies for the next round. African games are underway in Rabat, Morocco.
Andile Lusenga was placed 5th in his heat earlier this afternoon in his 400m heat with an impressive time of 47.53. His time qualifies him for the semi finals tomorrow afternoon at 1630hrs.
Unfortunately it’s the end of the road in the 100m event for Sibusiso Matsenjwa who was placed 5th in his semi final heat with a time of 10. 54.
Also eliminated in the same event is Phumlile Ndzinisa who was placed 6th in her semi final heat with a time of 12.01.
All three athletes will compete in the 200m heats scheduled for Wednesday morning.