Cape Town - Athletics South Africa (ASA) pays tribute to their former President, Zandisile
John Ncinane, who has passed away.
Ncinane, also nicknamed "Increase", was the inaugural co-president for
Athletics South Africa with Judge Deon van Zyl (1992-1993).
seasoned administrator, who has worked alongside former President
Leonard Chuene and former General Secretary (the late) Mvuzo Mbebe, was
one of the delegates
who led the South African Amateur Athletics Congress to the Unity Talks
that led to the birth of what is now ASA.
has also subsequently held the positions of ASA Vice President, ASA
Board Member and also served as the President of Border Athletics.
condolences are extended firstly, to his entire dear family whom he
leaves behind, for allowing him to pave the way for the sport of
Athletics to what it
is today," stated Aleck Skhosana, the President of ASA.
"We also share
our sympathies with his friends and former colleagues for the loss.
"We are deeply saddened by the news of this dark cloud that has descended on athletics and the rest of the sports fraternity.
who knew him, they will remember him for his vibrancy and his humour
amongst those who worked with him. His legacy remains the foundation of
South Africa is built on.
with athletes and the entire Athletics Family, we thank him for his
immense contribution to our sport and we pray that God grants him