SA Wheelchair Basketball Squad Announced Ahead of Lwini Cup

by | Nov 17, 2019

The South African wheelchair basketball squad was recently announced as the Lwini Cup is set to take place from 28 November to 1 December 2019 in Luanda, Angola, and will be using the tournament as a build-up for the 2020 IWBF Afro Paralympic Qualifiers in January.

Head coach, James Mthethwa, announced his squad that features most of the players from the U25 team that took part in the 2019 IWBF U25 Women’s Wheelchair World Championships in Thailand earlier this year.

Full Amawheelagirls Squad:
Asive Gilifile
Nokwanda Hlongwane
Nolita Kibido
Nokuthula Yonke
Lungile Ndlela
Aviwe Ngoni
Dineo Mosime
Duduzile Gwaza
Kelebogile Moeng
Linda Bosele
Tshwanelo Moabi
Samkelisiwe Mbatha
Gerhard Smith – Head of Delegation
James Mthethwa – Head coach
Nthombizile Mthombeni – Assistant coach
Ralph Reynolds – Team manager
Nothemba Thobela – Physiotherapist


Photo 1 Caption: The South African wheelchair basketball team known as the Amawheelagirls squad that will be heading to Angola for the Lwini Cup from 28 November to 1 December 2019. Photo:



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