Atteridgeville, South Africa – The department of Sport and Recreation and Netball South Africa were up bright and early this morning at the Mbolekwa Sports Centre for the launch of Magnificent Fridays, an initiative initiated by the department of Sport and Recreation and endorsed by the Minister of Sport, Honourable Fikile Mbalula.
Local netball fans with SA celebrities Nthabiseng Mphahlele and Katlego Danke.
The celebrities vs. legends netball challenge in action; NSA team player against SA songstress Ntokozo Masinga, dressed in pink tracksuits.
The day kicked off at 07h00 with a coaching clinic hosted by SPAR Proteas captain Amanda Mynhardt and one of the assistant national squad coaches Prof Chipeya. Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr. Gert Oosthuizen was present to pledge his support, and that of the department, and to encourage all those present “to show their colours” and wear their Magnificent Friday shirts each Friday. Also showing their support were Mzansi celebrities Penny ‘The Phly One’ Lebyane, DJ Zinhle, SA Songstress Ntokozo Masinga, and local TV starts Nthabiseng Mphahele and Katlego Danke, all of whom donned their trainers and hit the courts for the celebrities vs. legends netball challenge that took place around 09h30.