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The 12th Annual Sport Awards took place at Emperors Palace in the City of Ekurhuleni.

The Minister of Sport and Recreation the honourable Mr TW Nxesi on 27 October announced the nominees for the 2017 SA Sport Awards. Minister Nxesi pointed out that SASA is about acknowledging and celebrating sport excellence and also recognizing sport achievement on and off the field of play. “When rewarding we also look into conduct of our sport stars and the role they play being our ambassadors.

Crowned tonight in the various categories the winners are as follows:

Sports Administrator of the Year

Sanelisiwe Kuzwayo

Sports Man of the Year

Luvuyo (Luvo) Manyonga

Sports Man of the year with a Disability

Dyan Buis

Sports Woman of the Year

Caster Semenya

Sports Woman of the Year with a Disability

Ilse Hayes

Team of the Year

Springbok Sevens

Newcomer of the Year

Sokwakhana Zazini

Coach of the Year

Jean Verster

Volunteer of the Year

Samuel Maduwa

Indigenous games of the Year

North West Kho-Kho Team

National Federation of the Year

Lifesaving SA

The Recreation Body of the Year

In Touch Community Support Group

Photographer of the year

Simphiwe Nkwali

Sports Journalist of the Year

OG Molefe

School Team of the Year

St. Marys School Waverley

Developing School Team of the Year

Hlangabeza Primary School U/13 Chess

Sport Star of the Year – Journalist Adjudication Panel

Luvuyo (Luvo) Manyonga

One of the most exciting aspects of the awards is the opportunity for the general public to participate in the awards by voting for their preferred athlete in the People’s Choice Sports Star of the Year. This is an athlete who the public believe has excelled the most in his or her respective sporting code or discipline. The People’s Choice Sports Star of 2017 is:Ms Caster Semenya

Enquiries

Sport and Recreation SA
Mr Mickey Modisane
Chief Director
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Ministry

Mr Sabelo Mali
Media Liaison Officer
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City of Ekurhuleni

Ms Nombuso Nkosi
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PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

Vote for People’s Choice - Sports Star of the year

To vote for the People’s Choice Sports Star of the Year, members of the public can SMS the keyword SPORTS followed by the letter indicating their selection to 32811 e.g. SPORTS A – if you would like to vote for Luvuyo (Luvo) Manyonga.

luvu A. Luvuyo (Luvo) Manyonga
luvu B. Wayde van Niekerk
luvu C. Caster Semenya
luvu D. Chad le Clos
luvu E. Kagiso Rabada

SMS cost R1.50 per entry. T’s &C’s apply.

Voters with the highest vote on a weekly basis will win a Tablet which will be announced on Sport@10 on SABC 1, Soccer Laduma on Saturdays and Sundays as well as Lesedi FM.
Voting is now closed

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