The Mec for Gauteng Sports, Art, Culture and Recreation: Mr Lebogang Maile and Mmc for Social Development: Mr Chris Vondlo unveiled the new generation of Toyota Yaris as prize for voting in the K2K tournament at Florida Lake today.
The Mec indicated that K2K will play an important role in the community as it will seek to identify, develop, and advance talent from grassroots to elite level. He also urged the Soweto Community and surrounding Kasi’s to rally behind the K2K event.
K2K Director ,Vusi Kunene said that general public just sms their respective full Soweto or Invited surrounding Kasi’s name to 47086 (costing R2.00) as many times people like to give their Kasi’s a chance to be one of 48 soccer squads that will be selected by votes to play in the soccer tournament. Voters also increase their chances to win the car. He added that this is the first time that agrassroots soccer tournament gives local communities an opportunity to win a car.
The President of Mofolo Soccer Squads, Mr Rudi Mbele said that they will be engaged on an aggressive two months voter recruitment campaigns in all parts of Mofolo including schools , churches etc. with assistance from local Councillor and business people. Squads representatives differed on tactics and strategies, others kept their strategy a secret to others whilst arguments went beyond voting to the playing field.
Squads that present were includedEvaton, White City , Protea, Carltonville , Moletsane ,Dube ,Kathlehong, Mapetla , Senoane, Zola , Phiri , KwaThema , Mamelodi , Orlando, Dlamini , Rockville , Hammanskraal, Toekomsrus and Kagiso . Nominated Kasi’s and can be viewed on www.sports-focus.co.za. Voting closes on November 30, and participating Kasi’s will be announced on December 1.
The following townships have been nominated to participate in 2012: BRAAMFISCHER ,CHIAWELO, CHRIS HANI SETTLEMENT, CENTRAL WESTERN JABAVU, DIEPKLOOF, DLAMINI, DOBSONVILLE, DUBE, EMNDENI, FREEDOM PARK, GREEN VILLAGE, JABAVU, JABULANI, KLIPSPRUIT, KLIPTOWN, LEFORENG, LENASIA, LUSAKA CAMP MAPETLA, MEADOWLANDS, MOFOLO, MOLAPO, MOLETSANE, MOROKA, MOTSOALEDI, MZIMHLOPHE, NALEDI, NATURENA, NOORGESIG, ORLANDO, PENNYVILLE, PHEFENI, PHIRI, PIMVILLE, PROTEA, ROCKVILLE, SENOANE SLOVOVILLE, SNAKEPARK/DOORNKOP, SOWETO HOSTELS,THUBELISHA,TLADI, UNIVERSITY OF JHB (Soweto Campus), WHITE CITY, ZOLA and ZONDI and TOEKOMSRUS
Invited Kasi’s eligible to be voted are:
ALEXANDER, ATTREDGEVILLE, CARLTONVILLE, DAVEYTON, DIEPSLOT, DRIEZIK ,ELDORADO PARK, ENNERDALE, EVATON, HAMMANSKRAAL, KAGISO, KATHLEHONG, KWA-THEMA, LAWLEY, LEHAE, MAMELODI, MIGSON MANOR, ORANGE FARM), SEBOKENG, SMALLFARM, SPRINGS, TEMBISA, TSAKANE, TSEPISONG, ZUURBEKOM and DUDUZA.
Interested Kasi Squads officials are urged to contact Oupa Mokoena on 074-279-9047 or Vusi Kunene on 084-393-7234 to further register their Kasi’s squads.