PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
Pretoria – Wednesday 27th September 2017
Zambia is participating in this year’s Southern African Local Authorities and Municipal Council annual sports tournament being held in Middleburg, South Africa.
Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa, His Excellency Mr Emmanuel Mwamba has expressed happiness that Zambia sent a powerful delegation to the sports festival.
He said relations among countries were truly enhanced through people to people interactions as promoted by this sports festival among regional local authorities.
Zambia is being represented by Lusaka and Kitwe City Coucils respectively in the City council category while Kabwe,chililabombwe and Kalulushi Municipal councils are representing the country in the Municipality category.
The tournament which kicked off on Sunday has seen over 12 countries participating in the prestigious annual Local Authorities tournament.
Among the sports discipline which Zambia is participating in includes football,netball ,volleyball,Chess and pool.
The teams are being led by Mandevu Ward 21 Councillor Teddy Mwamba and Mpulungu .ward 23 Councillor Christopher Shakafuswa.
Zambia has so far put up a splendid performance in the netball category represented by Lusaka City Council who have managed to win all group stage games progressing to the Semifinals.
Mrs. Naomi Nyawali
First Secretary Press and Public Relations.
Zambia’s High Commission to South Africa.
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