Question NW2255 to the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

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27 September 2021 - NW2255

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Moteka, Mr PG to ask the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

What assistance will his department give to the Sekhukhune District, which currently boasts two professional soccer clubs, to ensure that they have a football facility, which is in accordance with professional soccer league standards?


The provision of Sports facilities is the constitutional responsibility of Local Government. Be that as it may, through the intervention of  the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture, the following Municipalities in Sekhukhune District were recommended to benefit from  the ring-fenced MIG allocation: 2016/17 Elias Motswaledi LM benefited R10 000 000 (10 Million Rands) for upgrading of Tlogotlou Stadium and the project is completed and was handed over by the former Minister Xasa.

In 2017/18 Ephraim Mogale LM was allocated R10 832 00.00 (Ten, eight million rands) for construction of Leeufontein sports ground the project is at practical completion stage.

In 2018/19 Makhuduthamaga LM benefitted R5 125 000 .00 (five, one million rands) for construction of Moroangoato Sport Ground and the project is completed.

2021/22 Fetakgomo Tubatse LM is currently benefiting R10 000 000 (Ten million rands) for upgrading of the following sports facilities (Motodi, Mopodille, Orghstad, Fetakgomo, Kgopane, Fadingwana, Nchabeleng Stadium, and Strydikraal) project is at procurement stage and will be completed June 2022 of the 2021/22 financial year. Selection of site/location is done and finalised by the municipality linking it to their IDP

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