Sponsorship for Umjindi Lfa

Richard Nkosi

Richard Nkosi

The Umjindi local football association (Lfa) under Safa Ehlanzeni region in Mpumalanga received a major boost when Vawdas Wholesalers agreed to sponsor their league for the next three seasons.

The sponsor is estimated to be in the region of R60000.

Angel Zulu, Umjindi Lfa competition manager, said they appreciate the sponsor and they hope that it will assist them to nurture more players from the area who can play at professional level.

"Now we will be able to reward our teams with incentives, and the clubs officials are happy with that. We hope this season will be more competitive as teams will not only be eyeing the league but also vying for the prizes at stake," said Zulu.

The Umjindi Lfa has 16 affiliates, all from around Barberton.

Zulu said their league will for the next three seasons be dubbed Vawdas Wholesalers Umjindi (Lfa) league.

Weekend results: Umjindi Municipality 3, Chelsea 1; Flamingo 0, Trouble Makers 2; TVL Santos 1, Young Masters 1; Juventus 1, Mighty Bucks 2; XI Mambas 1, Barcelona 2; Green Mamba 1, Happy People 1; Segala Tigers 2, Tiger Boys 0; Vultures 0, Espanyol 1.