PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
Pretoria – Friday 29th September 2017
Zambia has been nominated to host the 2019 Southern Africa Local Authorities and Municipal sports Tournament.
Zambia Local Authority Sports Association president Sam Nyirenda confirmed the development in Pretoria South Africa where Zambia is participating in this year’s Southern Africa Local Authorities and Municipal tournament.
Mr Nyirenda said Zambia was unanimously chosen to host the 2019 tournament following an understanding by SADC Member State .
He said Zambia was ready to host the games adding that it will enhance the spirit of unity in the SADC region.
He noted that Zambia would benefit from hosting this prestigious Event as over four thousand sports men and women will be in the country .
He added that apart from it being a sporting event the tournament will be a source of revenue and tourism in hosting Towns.
And the Zambia Netball Team represented by Lusaka City Council has sailed through to the finals after defeating the defending champions Buffaloes of Eastern Cape Municipality .
Mrs. Naomi Nyawali
First Secretary Press and Public Relations.
Zambia’s High Commission to South Africa.
Tell : +27(0)12326-1847/97
FAX : +27 (0)12326-2140