Southern Province Schools Sports Association

Motto: All Round Child Development


Inter-Provincial Athletics and Chess Results 2013

Posted: Monday 22nd April 2013

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Southern Province this year, for the first time in the history of sports, has scooped the first position in this year’s Inter-Provincial Athletics and Chess Competition which was held at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola from 20th to 22nd April 2013.

Let’s look at 2012 (last year)

The provincial team fell in the 4th place after scoring 285 points at Lusaka’s Olympics Youth Development Centre (OYDC) in April 2012. Lusaka province was last year’s champion followed by Copperbelt. And only 3 girls were selected into the national team which went to Botswana for Confederation of School Sport Associations of Southern Africa (COSSASA) in May.

How about this year.

1.       Southern Province                          396

2.       Copperbelt Province                      344

3.       Eastern Province                            307

4.       Lusaka Province                             292

5.       Central Province                             192

6.       Western Province                            119

7.       Muchinga Province                         107

8.       North Western Province                  87

9.       Northern Province                          75

10.   Luapula Province                              42

 (Source: DEBS Sports Coordinator Mr Imasiku M. – DEBS Livingstone)

What about the number of pupils selected from Southern Province into the national team travelling to Zimbabwe to represent Zambia this April month end? 13 athletes.

Many thanx to Spar Choma for the sponsorship which has made the competition very competitive among the pupils because of a fight for an individual award. No one wants to see on the fence anymore. We also thank various coaches in schools and districts that have built the children’s talent. Included to the list of teachers is our life member Mr Munyama, , our Indoor, Track and Field Coordinators, the Southern Province ZAAA Area Board Manager Mr Gamela and the ZAAA International Relations Manager for their technical support.  Finally, we thank all the headteachers, the DEBS, the SESO, the Provincial Sports Coordinator and the PEO for all the financial and moral support. BRAVO SOUTHERN PROVINCE!!!