the 2018 Swaziland National Sports Awards

About The Swaziland National Sports Awards


Gold - the colour of wealth, success and status. Gold is generous and giving, compassionate and loving. Gold is royal. Gold is the colour of the winner. Black - black is formal, elegant and prestigious.

Sports Personalities
Name Age Profile Career Ranking
Thandolwethu Motsa - Taekwondo 20 National Champion U56kg - 2010 - 2015 Placed top 8 at ANOCA Youth Games 2014 World Junior Olympic Qualifiers - Last 32 World Junior Taekwondo Championships 2014 - Last 32 Part of NOC Gold ProgramPlace 19.908 with 5 points
Mfanawekhaya Dube - Taekwondo 17 National Champion Under 48kg 2015 to 2016 Korean Ambassadors Cup Championship Gold medallist.Place 19.908 with 5 points
Likhwa Manyatsi - Football 18 A talented and top performer at U15 Football National Team that participated at the ANOCA Youth Games in Botswana 2015. Top goal scorer in the U17 Esibayeni Lodge sponsored league under the PSL. Part of Team Swaziland at AUSC R5 U20 Angola. Continues to graduate to higher age category at team level and national team level
Carlota Munave - Taekwondo 20 National Champion U48kg : 2010 - 2015 Placed top 16 at World Junior Championships 2014 Placed top 16 at ANOCA Youth Games 2014 Top 8 Junior Olympics 2014 Swaziland Epilepsy Foundation Brand Ambassador
Robin Young - Swimming17 Represented Swaziland at the FINA World Championships 2016 Nominated to represent Swaziland at the Olympic Youth Games 2018 2016 National Champion - 50m & 100m Backstroke Event
Sibusiso Matsenjwa - Athletics 29 National Record Holder 100m and 200m; National Champion 100m and 200m Represented Swaziland at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 Represented Swaziland at the IAAF World Championships 2016 Represented Swaziland at the Olympic Games 2016 - New 200m National Record Best Athlete - SARPCO Games 2016; Outstanding Performance - All Africa Games 2015 - Position 6 overall
Linda Dlamini - Oyama Kyokushin 31 National Champion 2016 Heavyweight Division STANLIB's Oyama Champ of Champs Champion 2015 and 2016 Last 8 at World Kyokushin Karate Championships 2016
Tony Tsabedze - Football32 King's Super Cup 2015 winner with Mbabane Swallows Swazi Bank Cup 2016 winner with Mbabane Swallows Ingwenyama Cup 2015 and 2016 winner with Mbabane Swallows Castle Premier Challenge 2015 and 2016 winner with Mbabane Swallows COSAFA Castle Cup 2016 bronze medallist with senior national football team Sihlangu Captain at club and national team level He has won numerous PLS Player of the Match and Month Awards;
Phumlile Ndzinisa - Athletics 37 National Record Holder 200m and 400m IAAF African Championships 2014 - set new 200m and 400m National Records Olympic Solidarity Scholarship recipient IAAF Scholarship recipient All Africa Games 2015 - new 200 and 400m National Records All Africa Games 2015 - semi-final elimination All Africa Games 2015 - ranked 6th in Africa overall Represented Swaziland in Olympic Games 2016 All Africa Games 2015 - award for outstanding performance
Jabulisile Khathwane - Netball 33 Senior Netball National Team player; Has played in all junior netball national teams Top Goal Scorer - 2016 Netball National League Bronze Medallist at COSANA Regional Championships 2015 COSANA Regional Championships 2015 Most Improved and Accurate Goal Scorer Awarded IFNA Scholarship during the COSANA Regional Championships 2015 NNAS Best Player 2016 Versatile player, as she also excels in volleyball.
Carol Preat - Cycling 35 Represented Swaziland at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow Scotland 2014 Participated at the African Continental Championships 2015 Represented Swaziland in the All Africa Games 2016 in Brazzaville - 15th place overall 2018 Commonwealth Games Nominee Position 1 and 2 in various national road races 2015 and 2016
Mcebo Dludlu - Athletics 22 USC R5 U20 Youth Games 2014: T13 100m - Gold; T13 200m - Gold T13 400m - Gold Olympic Regional: T13 1500m - Gold AAS National Championships 2015 100m - #4 Finals AAS National Championships 2016 100m - #3
Qhawe Nzima - Special Olympics24 Participated in the World Special Olympics 2015 - 800m - Personal Best Special Olympics National Champion 2014 - 800m
Phenduliwe Mavuso - Athletics20 Bronze Medal - AUSC R5 U20 Youth Games 2016 - T13 Event