Byline: Andani Matumba

25 June 2022

On Thursday, 23 June 2022 Sasol, in partnership with the (DCSR), handed over sports equipment to 40 football teams at the Secunda Recreational Club in Secunda, Mpumalanga.

All the teams that received the sports equipment are affiliated to the South African Football Association (SAFA) Men’s Regional League.

The equipment handed over to the teams included:

  • Soccer Balls
  • Soccer Training Bibs
  • Football Cones
  • First Aid Kit with bags
  • Soccer Nets

Sasol’s Head of Community Affairs, Ms. Mashudu Ndou, said: “As a responsible corporate, we are committed to implementing life-changing projects in our fence-line communities and beyond. For many decades, sport has been a unifier and it has a way of promoting positive thinking and behaviour among young people”.

For years, Sasol has been supporting and promoting youth participation in sports, ensuring that young people are discourage in engaging in social ills like drugs and substance abuse. Therefore, it is no coincidence that Sasol is handing over this equipment during youth month.

“Our mandate as a Department is Social Cohesion and development of sport in the Province. Government has the responsibility to reach out to all communities, hence the need to work with companies like SASOL to fulfill this mandate” We are therefore excited about this partnership with SASOL,said MEC Thandi Shongwe.