SA CRICKET, RUGBY, TENNIS & NETBALL ON TRACK WITH TRANSFORMATION

CAPE TOWN- According to Eminent Persons Group (EPG) Cricket, rugby, tennis and netball are the biggest winners when it comes to transformation in sport.

The report was released to Sports Minister Tokozile Xasa in Pretoria on Monday.

The report looked at transformation targets set by 19 sporting codes.

Transformation aides and improves in senior representative teams across sporting codes.

Xasa said, “Cricket’s percentage for black profile has improved from 45% to 60%, whereas rugby has moved from 34% to 42%.”

According to the report hockey, netball and table tennis are among 10 federations who are moving in the right direction when it comes to transformation.

The report said that only football met all the all the 18 subcategories of transportation.

The report read, “Seventy percent of them have presented the election of boards that are more than 50% black.”

The most worrying signs from the report was that of basketball had failed to provide any data for the report and despite South Africa producing some of world’s best and most recognisable athletes in the sport.

Photo Credit- EWN

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