TUPS Sport Federation is in closed door negotiations with a certain reputable charity organisation and traditional leaders to stage the Sekhukhune District TUPS Royal Cup tournament. The tournament is organised to encourage communities under traditional leaders to participate in a high impact sport grassroots flagship that honour and celebrate traditional leadership.
According to the inventor Mr Puleng Mmotla TUPS Sport is focused on expanding its reach to communities through organising activations with an intention of forming new teams under the local chiefs that will play the sporting code at recreational and competitive levels. Hence the partnership entered into with Congress of Traditional Leaders of South Africa (Contralesa) provincially led by Kgoshi Letsiri Phaahla and Sekhukhune District House of Traditional Leaders led by Kgoshi Mmanamane Mogashoa.
“The intention of organising the tournament a week before Christmas is to give our royal traditional leaders the honour just in time for Christmas. This will also be done to welcome our brothers and sisters from outside the District to enjoy an active festive season that unify them with traditional leaders and their noble purpose” Mmotla said
Mmotla added that the mission of TUPS Sport Federation is building championship culture in communities through integrating heritage development and the holistic empowerment of African youth by promoting, connecting and inspiring them to become conscious pioneers for a Winning Africa with TUPS sporting code as the catalyst.
The District tournament will be held on Monday 17 December 2018 at Black 11 Sports Ground in Ga-Seopela, Schoonoord, Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality. The tournamenet will be held under the theme: ‘#iREPmyROYALTY’ which means TUPS players will be playing to represent their royal traditional leaders and the royal values of respect and collective development. To invite TUPS sport to start a team in your community kindly contact Mr Puleng Mmotla 076 360 2091.