Schools athletics in full swing

Pictured are Phakama Secondary’s 4 x 100m relay squad. From left are, Ayabulela Mayeki, Benni Badibanga, coach Masixole Ngcolo, Abulele Maneli and Vuyo Kuza. Picture: Fuad Esack

It’s that time of the year when schools across the city compete in their annual athletics competitions.

With limited venues available, Vygieskraal in Athlone and Green Point Stadium played host to the False Bay, Southern Suburbs and Table Bay zonal meets.

Pictured is some of the action at the False Bay Zone Section 2 meeting held on Monday February 13.

Iqhayiya High School’s Owethu Mnxulwa takes the baton from teammate Enola Kabatshana on the final stretch of the boys’ under-17 4x100m relay. Picture: Fuad Esack
Iqhayiya High School’s Kwezi Magadlela gets away first on the final lap of the boys’ under-19 4 x 100m relay at the False Bay Zone Section 2 high schools athletic competition, held at Vygieskraal, in Athlone, earlier this week. Picture: Fuad Esack
Khayelitsha’s Iqhayiya Secondary School under-17 4 x100m teams, from left Owethu Mnxulwa, Ayanda Lamani (coach), Sisonke Hayiyana, Elona Kabatshana and Gift Mathibe.
Sinethemba High School’s Siziphiwe Matolwana miles ahead of her nearest rival on the last lap of the girls’ under-19 4 x 100m relay. Picture: Fuad Esack