07 Jul CSA PATHWAY AWARDS RETURN TO HONOR DEVELOPING TALENT
JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa (CSA) celebrated development cricket with the CSA Pathway Awards that honored achievements and contributions at various levels to the growth of cricket in the country.
The CSA Pathway Awards took place at Vodaworld on Friday morning, marking the first in-person ceremony since the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic and signaled a return to the vibrant domestic cricket scene that entertained domestic cricket fans across the country.
SA U19 Women’s Karabo Meso was named CSA U19 Women’s Player of the Year after displays behind the stumps in the inaugural ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup.
Kwena Maphaka was the biggest winner of the morning, claiming the CSA Boys U16 Player of Tournament after an electric run at the three National Weeks namely; CSA Boys U16, CSA U19 Khaya Majola Week and the CSA Cubs Week.
Tazmin Brits went home with the coveted CSA Women’s Provincial Player of the Year, for a third consecutive year.
“The CSA Pathway Awards aim to acknowledge outstanding performances, sportsmanship, exemplary coaching, grassroots development, and overall contributions to the game,” commented CSA Head of Cricket of Pathways, Edward Khoza.
“This provides an opportunity to recognize exceptional individuals and entities in our age groups, ancillary members and all those who inspire a healthy pathway. Through these awards, CSA seeks to inspire others to continue striving for excellence in cricket,” said Khoza.
“Congratulations to all our winners for their resilience and spirit that unites our cricketing community,” he concluded.
Video content featuring CSA Head of Cricket Pathways, Edward Khoza, is available here:
CSA PATHWAY AWARDS WINNERSS 2022/23
KFC MINI-CRICKET COACH OF THE YEAR
Kholiwe Nkuna (Mpumalanga)
KFC MINI-CRICKET COORDINATOR OF THE YEAR – JOINT WINNERS
Mnonopheli Mfenqe (Border)
Nation Ntlame (North West)
KFC BUCKET LOADS OF GOOD AWARD
Logan Naina (Easterns)
CSA BLIND CRICKET PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CSA DEAF CRICKET PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CSA INTELLECTUALLY IMPAIRED PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CSA VETERANS CRICKETER OF THE YEAR
WOMEN’S PROVINCIAL COACH OF THE YEAR
Claire Terblanche (Six Gun Grill Western Province)
KEMACH EQUIPMENT GROUNDSMAN OF THE YEAR
Bryan Bloy (SuperSport Park, Centurion)
CSA WOMEN’S PROVINCIAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Tazmin Brits (Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers)
CSA BOYS U16 PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
CSA GIRLS U16 PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
Diedre van Rensburg
CSA GIRLS U19 PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
Gizelle Abrahams (Boland)
KHAYA MAJOLA CRICKET WEEK PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
Bongile Mfunelwa (Western Province)
CSA U19 MEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CSA U19 WOMEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
CSA LEARNERS WITH SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
CSA FAIRPLAY AWARD
North West Dragons
NATIONAL T20 WOMEN’S CLUB PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT
Alysia Rudolph (Avion CC, Easterns)
CSA STUDENT PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JP King (North West)
RPC AND HUBS COACH OF THE YEAR
Warren Bell (Gelvandale Hub, Eastern Province)
For media inquiries and further information about the CSA Pathway Awards, please contact Alungile Nyakambi on firstname.lastname@example.org or 084 204 3689.
Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications
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