Cape Town - The new
president of Netball South Africa (NSA), Cecilia Molokwane, is to meet the
other members of the new national executive in Pretoria on Thursday to map out
plans for netball in the next four years.
Limpopo, a former director of selection in the NSA executive, was elected at
the NSA annual general meeting in Ekurhuleni at the weekend.
long-standing NSA President Mimi Mthethwa by 55 votes to 40.
several other changes to the national executive.
Christine du Preez of
Ekurhuleni was elected vice-president while she was replaced as director of
selection by Mpumi Javu from the Eastern Cape while Annie Kloppers of the Cape Winelands
was elected the new director of umpires.
Anneline Lewies (Gauteng) and
Mami Diale (Gauteng North) were re-elected to the positions of director of
coaching and director of demarcation respectively.
Blanche de la
Guerre remains chief executive of NSA.
executive will serve four years.
said it was important for the national executive to meet as soon as possible to
discuss plans for the future.
"We need to
work together and map out our future. I believe netball, as the largest
women’s sport in South Africa, can go from strength to strength. I have
ideas but we need to work together to put them into practice,” said Molokwane she said, adding that netball had been her passion since childhood.
"I live, eat
and breathe netball," she said.
"I have been
involved in all aspects of the game, as a player, as a coach and as an
administrator. I have been assistant coach of the national team, and head coach
of the U-20 team, and I also served on the national executive as director
"I am very
excited about the future and I appeal to everyone in netball in South Africa to
work together. By doing so, we will be able to take netball to the next