Shaun Van Vyk, Kuhle Gilli, and Jeffrey Ells to represent Midvaal in Giochi del Tricolore in Italy

Midvaal Local Municipality has extended its heartfelt well-wishes to three athletes from within the municipality – Shaun Van Vyk, Kuhle Gilli, and Jeffrey Ells – as they embark on a journey to Italy to compete in the prestigious Giochi del Tricolore (Tricolour Games)..

The international games feature young athletes who participate in various sporting codes such as athletics, swimming, basketball, chess, football and rugby.

The three Midvaal athletes will form part of a team of 131 young athletes (under 16 years) from across Gauteng.

Shaun Van Wyk from Dr. Malan Hoerskool will be participating in rugby, Kuhle Gilli from New Hope Secondary School will demonstrate her skills in football, and Jeffrey Ells, also from Dr. Malan Hoerskool, will take part in the Chess tournament.

“We wish Shaun, Kuhle, Jeffrey, and the entire team the best of luck and success during their time in Italy,” said Midvaal MMC for Community Services, Thandi Modiba.

The team will be departing from OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday, 22 July 2023, and will proudly represent South Africa throughout the competition, returning home on Monday, 31 July 2023.

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