Image The actual date on which badminton was established here in Swaziland is not known but it is projected to have happened during the early 1990's.

During that period badminton was confined to a few selected places such as Waterford Kamhlaba, Piggs Peak club, Mbabane club, Kwaluseni campus, and Portugese club in Manzini.

Simon Maseko, Peter Dickson and the late Muzi Mamba facilitated the association's inclusion into the Sport Council.

Soon after that, badminton was introduced in schools such as St Mary's, St Theresa, Ntfonjeni and Swazi National High School.

In 1997 through the Olympic solidarity a coaching course was hosted by the association in which 20 coaches qualified as badminton coaches. Only three of those coaches are still actively involved in the sport today, nevertheless badminton is still one of the sports, which have dedicated themselves to development in the country.

Between 1997 and 2000 the association ceased to exist, and Sports Council was requested to resuscitate the sport (2000). On December 15,2000 former members of the association came together with the new look Sports Council and decided on an interim committee to draft a constitution that would facilitate inclusion into the council as an affiliate. In March 2002 the interim committee was dissolved and the executive committee, which is currently in office, was chosen during elections held on the 24th of March 2002. Badminton currently has approximately 200 members.

It has three main tournaments that are running:

- schools tournament - junior tournament - senior tournaments

One of the major achievements by the association has been the revival of its school development program.

Contact Information:

President: Phumlani Dlamini: (+268) 603 0951  : This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it
Secretary: Pennuel Gwebu: (+268) 617 0160      :  This email address is being protected from spam bots, you need Javascript enabled to view it

Office Administrator : Mbali Ginindza  - (+268) 6144717

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Postal: -P.O.Box A445 Swazi Plaza

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International Web: http://www.intbadfed.org/