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NC Blackball Pool announces teams for National Championships

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The Northern Cape contingent, poised to demonstrate their skill and determination on the national stage, boasts a diverse array of players across different age groups and categories

Masters player/manager, Rathnam Naidoo. Picture: Danie van der Lith

In an exciting development for the Northern Cape Blackball Pool community, the names of the talented players who will be representing the province at the upcoming South African Blackball Pool National Championships have been announced.

The championship, set to take place at the Sun Coast Casino in Durban from April 17 to May 5, promises to be a thrilling event, proudly sponsored by #Sammar Logistics.

The Northern Cape contingent, poised to demonstrate their skill and determination on the national stage, boasts a diverse array of players across different age groups and categories, and expectations are high for their performance at the prestigious championship.

The teams, carefully selected to showcase NC’s prowess in the sport, are:

April 17-21:

Under-15 and Under-18: Ashwill Thomas and Mason Langford. (Manager: Samantha Langford)

Under-23: Kabir Steenkamp, Ashwill Thomas and Dwayne Bester. (Manager: Whitney Thomas)

Socials: Kabir Steenkamp, Nazeer Isaacs, Clarke De Koker and Ashuqueme Thomas. (Manager: Naadhirah Anderson)

April 23-28:

Women: Fatima Leon, Kelly-Anne Steenkamp and Amelda Oliphant (player/manager)

Seniors Team 1: Lyle Du Toit, Vernon Jacobs, Ashwon Thomas, Shane Arends and Rathnam Naidoo (player/manager)

Seniors Team 2: Riaan Bass, Shannon Bosman, Cameron Ward, Andile May and Phumlani Kewuti (player/manager)

April 30 – May 5:

Masters: Vernon Jacobs, John Lekay, Ruben Mjezu and Rathnam Naidoo (player/manager)

Men’s Team 1: Rivaldo Jeaven, Nicovian Geduld, Christoffel Bezuidenhout, Matt Arends and Luvo Gwambe (Manager: Lucio Bezuidenhout)

Men’s Team 2: Kgopotso, Phumlani Kewuti, Ashuqueme Thomas, Kantour Springbok and Leano Thomas (player/manager)

Men’s Team 3: Mosa Besent, Clarke De Koker, Lucio Bezuidenhout, Phurnal Swartz and John Mukanga (player/manager)

Stay tuned to the DFA for more updates as the championship unfolds.

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