16 May Tennis SA Names Youth Games Team
Tennis South Africa has named its South African junior tennis team that will compete at the 2nd African Youth Games. The games will be held in Gaborone, Botswana from May 22-31, 2014.
The team comprises of four members – 2 two boys and two girls – and the team coach.
Boys: Richard Thongoane (Gauteng Central) and Kris van Wyk (Boland).
Girls: Janet Koch (Boland), Sarah Sarjoo (Gauteng Central).
The team coach will be Patrick Tsunke (Gauteng East).
President of South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), Gideon Sam, stressed the importance of these youth games.
“We need to build our sport from the bottom up and as such, this event will go a long way to exposing our talented youngsters to international competition and giving them valuable experience,” said Sam.
Team South Africa will travel to Gaborone on May 20th to set up camp at the University of Botswana.