Byline: Nonjabuliso Nhlambo

13 February 2023

Siyabonga Nxowana and Musawenkosi Nkuna were selected in the Mpumalanga team which went to compete in the North West province in Potchefstroom last year December 2022.

Musawenkosi obtained position 2 meanwhile Siyabonga obtained Position 5 which qualified them to be part of the top 6 Athletes who will be representing the South Africa at the world athletes cross country championships in Australia.

Under the guidance of their coach Leonard Makhanya who coaches them on a daily basis at the Sasol club Embalenhle sports facilities. Coach Leonard confirmed everything is set for the two athletes to go represent the country and make their mark.

¨I have so much confidence that they will fly the South African flag high , as we have put so much practice during the festive season preparing for this trip and know they will make me proud,¨ said coach Leonard affirming confidence in his two athletes.

The duo are headed for Australia on the 14 February 2023,where they will depart from Sasol club Embalenhle in the morning