SWD Cricket to host CSA national tournament

South Western Districts Cricket is ready and excited to host the high-profile Cricket South Africa National Boy’s u/19 national tournament in December this year.  This event will be hosted, with Oudtshoorn as a base, from 10-14 December 2023.  Matches will also be played in George.

“We are excited to host this event in our province” commented SWD Cricket Chief Executive Officer, Albertus Kennedy.  “We pride ourselves in hosting high-profile events and the hosting of a professional event is important in promoting the image of our organization and our stakeholders and supporters in the province”.  “The local organizing committee under the leadership of Gary Moos (the Cricket Services Manager) is equipped with the skills and knowledge in hosting such an event and our strive for operational excellence”, Kennedy concluded. SWD will be aiming to host the elite event, namely the Khaya Majola u/19 tournament in the near future.

SWD was also awarded the CSA Tertiary B-week tournament that will be held in George from 28 November – 1 December.

SWD Cricket over the years has successfully hosted the following CSA Youth tournaments:

  • Standard Bank u/13 tournament (2006)
  • Girls u/19 National tournaments (2007 and 2017)
  • PG Bison U/15 National tournament (2008)
  • CSA u/15 National tournaments (2014)
  • CSA Momentum u/13 National tournament (2017)
  • CSA Franchise Academies national tournaments (2016-2020)

Caption: Present during the visit of delegates from Cricket South Africa in preparation for the CSA U/16 Boys national tournament that SWD Cricket will host in December were:
Back Row:  Stephnie McKay (Youth Cricket Coordinator at SWDC), Niels Momberg (Manager Youth and Tertiary Cricket; CSA), Gary Moos (Cricket Services Manager at SWDC and Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee).
Front Row:  Ms Zenobia Nel (Event coordinator), Paul Guthrie (Honorary Organizing Secretary CSA Boy’s U/16 tournament) and Jonathan Carelse (Chairman of SWD Schools cricket)

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