FORMER SA BOXING CHAMPION SIKHULULE SIDZUMO USING SPORT TO KEEP YOUTH OUT OF TROUBLE

By Siposethu Hashe

Former South African boxing champion from Mdantsane, Sikhulule Sidzumo is keeping young people busy with boxing.

By doing this Sidzumo wants to keep them distracted from participating in activities that will be detrimental to their future.

“When I started boxing my goal was to become a world champion but I did not achieve that goal, I made a promise to myself that I will give back to my community by getting young people into boxing and steer them in the right direction,” said Sidzumo.

With the help from the ward councillor, his team and sponsorship from Pick’n’Pay and Unilever they hosted their second successful boxing tournament on September 3.

Pick’n’Pay from NU6 Mall in Mdantsane catered for tournament, the Branch manager, Sibongile Hlabiso said that they like to give back to the community by sponsoring sports events.

“We as Pick’n’Pay always give back to the community by catering for events, we always take part in activities that are conducted by the community,” said Hlabiso.

Sidzumo plans on hosting more boxing tournaments for young people around the Mdantsane area.

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