Other Sport

Balfour's resignation accepted

2013-08-02 19:35
Ngconde Balfour (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Boxing SA's chairman, Ngconde Balfour, tendered his resignation, with immediate effect, the Ministry of Sport said on Friday.

"Minister (Fikile) Mbalula thanked Mr Balfour for his sterling job and for steering the boxing sport to greater heights," the ministry said in a statement.

"Since being appointed in September 2011, Mr Balfour, together with his team have profiled boxing and ensured all the policy and programmatic bottlenecks are attended to."

A new BSA chairman would be appointed before the provincial and national indabas start on August 23, with an aim to discussing the turnaround strategy for boxing in South Africa.

In his letter of resignation, Balfour, a former minister of sport, said he was proud of BSA's "unqualified annual report this financial year".

"You gave us some mandates to achieve and your support was never waivering," he said of Mbalula.

"Integrity and good governance are important to me and I will never compromise those. "May your support for boxing continue."

Read more on:    fikile mbalula  |  boxing sa  |  boxing
NEXT ON SPORT24X

WWE set to take SA by storm

2017-12-11 08:58

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Live scoring

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Floyd 'Money' Mayweather v Conor 'The Notorious' McGregor ... who've you got in Saturday's mega fight?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.