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Team Western Province depart for the 2015 Nedbank National Championships for the Physically Disabled

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Team Western Province prior to their departure for Johannesburg .Image credit: Paarl Skool/Paarl School

At 4:00 PM local time,Team Western Province is scheduled to depart for the 2015 Nedbank National Championships for the Physically Disabled and arrive at the Randburg Towers and Inn Hotel in Johannesburg  around noon local time tomorrow.



The team includes Dylan Ackerman, Marzel Keun, Mathew Brooks, Tasreeq Adams, Sandisiwe Ntabeni, Niel Smit, Sumarie Jordaan, Stephan Bester, Benadé Boltman, Marné Geldenhuys, and Elanza Jordaan.


The competition officially gets underway on Sunday and runs until next Thursday.  The event is the largest multisport disability competition in South Africa.  Sports scheduled to be on the program are athletics, boccia, cycling, football, goalball, judo, powerlifting and swimming.

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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