The reveal of the team names as well as the distribution of South African marquee players was done on Monday, along with the announcement that Hollywoodbets Dolphins coach Grant Morgan, as well as his Dolphins back-up staff, will take charge of the Durban Heat.
The rising cricket stars of the respective schools wait in anticipation for the respective games.
Some of the other acknowledged awards included KZN colours in cricket, KZN colours in archery, KZN colours in swimming, KZN colours in squash and the Akhlaaq awards.
CMA race director, Rowyn James said, “We reached the cap of 25,000 entries last night and therefore shut down the entry process. The unprecedented demand for Comrades Marathon entries has been amazing.”
Many of the players, administrators and prominent Durban faces were at the official launch as Zulu dancers entertained the crowd.
The match was played at Newlands West grounds and the favourites were beaten by one goal to nil by a very determined Reservoir Hills team.
Simplex Crimson won by nine wickets. This was a great achievement for the team, who are ready for the next game.
“It was a wonderful way to have fun together away from the office,” said Dean Horn, managing director.
Founder of SKISA, Sonny Pillay Hanshi, said that the organisation endeavours to address the socio-economic challenges of the youth of less-fortunate communities.
Teams from Reservoir Hills, Clare Estate, Mayville and Newlands participated in the tournament. The under-12 section had two streams and was won by Newlands and Mayville.
KSA president who welcomed Benetello who hails from Italy, Sonny Pillay Hanshi, was overwhelmed by the tremendous support of the local karateka and instructors who attended the seminars.