As live sport returns, the month of July has seen women in sport fly the South African flag even higher, dominating the local and international stage, resulting in a bumper gsport Annual List of newsmakers for July17 monthly newsmakers on the #GAL2020 list for July.
Big deals and new signings dominate the #GAL2020 for July, with football taking the lead with nine newsmakers while cricket is second with six candidates on the list, including Momentum Proteas head coach, Hilton Moreeng, re-appointed as in his position for three years.
We unveiled experienced Radio 2000 Sport Anchor, Lonwabo Nkohla, as #gsport15 campaign sub-editor and seasoned Lerato Malekutu as PR Manager.
South African golfer, Monique Smit, qualified for her first major and will compete at the 2020 AIG Women’s British Open.
See more of our newsmakers below!
JULY #GAL2020 NEWSMAKERS:
Lonwabo Nkohla – joins #gsport15 campaign as Sub-Editor
Laura Wolvaardt – wins three accolades at Cricket South Africa Awards
Amanda Mthandi – signs first international professional contract with Club Deportivo Badajoz Femenino in Spain
Monique Smit – qualifies for the 2020 AIG Women’s British Open
Tazmin Brits – Senwes North West Dragons Player of the Year and Batter of the Year and CSA Women’s Provincial Cricketer of the Year Award
Nothando Vilakazi – signs for Spanish outfit, EDF Logrono
Hilton Moreeng – re-appointed Momentum Proteas Women head coach for 3 years
Jermaine Seoposenwe – joins Portuguese outfit, Sporting Braga
Janine van Wyk – seals deal with Glasgow City FC
Kelso Peskin – signs a one-year deal with French Ligue 2 side Stade Brestois 29 Feminines
Lerato Malekutu – joins #gsport15 campaign as PR Manager
Thembi Kgatlana – moves to SD Eibar in the LaLiga Iberdrola
Christa Kgamphe – joins international agency – LTA
Zenay Jordaan – joins the MyPlayers Rugby Board
Chloe Tryon – re-signs with Hobart Hurricanes in Australia
Momentum Proteas – team returns to training in Pretoria
Lizelle Lee – signs for Melbourne Renegades in Australia
Lebogang Ramalepe and Rhoda Mulaudzi – sign lucrative deals with FC Dinamo Minsk