MOTION ON BLACKBALL SOUTH AFRICA RAKES IN 32 MEDALS
The African National Congress moves without notice: That the House
- notes that the Blackball South African team travelled 7 000km to attend the Blackball World Championships from October 8 to15 in Tangier, Morocco;
- further notes that they competed in seven categories and brought home 32 medals – 11 gold, 13 silver and eight bronze;
- understands that Blackball South Africa is the recognised body for the sport of blackball in South Africa and a member of the IOC via a continental membership with the All Africa Pool Association and the world body, Blackball International;
- further understands other countries that participated were Morocco, England, Australia, Spain, Ireland, Zambia, Tunisia and USA; and
- congratulates the Blackball South African Team and hopes that Blackball will get better recognition now and prove that BSA can send their players to world events and bring back more gold medals to South Africa.