Mpumalanga Sports Awards

Mpumalanga honours its Stars

Athletes from Gert Sibande District walked away with top honours at the inaugural Mpumalanga Sports Awards on December 3 at the Banquet Hall in Middelburg.

Dumisani Msibi and Glenrose Xaba won the Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards respectively on Thursday at the city of steel. Msibi, a goalkeeper, plays for SuperSport United in the PSL and received a callup to Bafana Bafana. He also has several caps in junior national teams. Xaba's achievement in athletics saw her walkaway with award after setting a new Mpumalanga record in 1 500m run.


Sportman of the Year
Dumsani Msibi

Sportwoman of the Year
Glenrose Xaba

Sport Team of the Year
Mbombela United Football Club

Disabled Sportman of the Year
Thabo Cyprian Nkosi

Disabled Sportwoman of the Year
Christel Kriel

Disabled Team of the Year
Basizeni Special School

School sports Team of the Year
St Marks School

Developing School Team of the Year
Daniye Primary School

School Sportmale Athlete of the Year
Sandile Knowledge Mkhonto

School sport female Athlete of the Year
Amani Omar

Coach of the Year
Sputu Laryn Gumbi

Most promising Athlete of the Year
Zakhele Mathebula

Most promising Team of the Year
Justicia Celtics

Technical Official of the Year
Bongani Emmanuel Fakude

Administrator of the Year
Paul Bester

Sports fan of the Year
Themba Lekhuleni

Sport Journalist of the Year
Solly Maseko

Lifetime achievement award
Paul Tshehla
Johan Andries Van Vuuren

Sport Council of the year
Nkomazi Sport Confederation

Recreation athlete of the year
Izak Berange

Community development program of the year
TSB Selati Group