SA to host hockey cup

South Africa will for the first time host the 39th edition of the Roller Hockey World Cup this year, the first to be played on the African continent.

South Africa will for the first time host the 39th edition of the Roller Hockey World Cup this year, the first to be played on the African continent.

The competition, which will be contested by 16 teams, will be played at Vanderbijlpark from October 25 to November 1.

Managing director of BK Investment Holdings, one of the sponsors of the event, Butityi Konki, who is highly involved in the sport, said the event was awarded to South Africa because the country was developing in the game." - Meshack Motloung

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