NASS is currently on a recess allowing all junior teams a break this weekend due to school holidays.
Meanwhile a concerted effort is made for senior teams to report to the Northdale Stadium to pick up
registration and affiliation forms.
Meanwhile SAFA UMGUNGUNDLOVU region will be hosting the Nedbank Cup play-offs this weekend at the Northdale Stadium starting on Saturday from 9 am.
NASS General Secretary Bryan Rupram is concerned about senior teams lacking the vision & foresight in not getting prepared to what should be a gruelling season. Rupram said that the President Krish Naidoo is in negotiations with local companies regarding a sponsorship for the NASS domestic league.
Whilst the junior divisions are adequately provided for, there is still a lot of ground work in the pipeline.
The move by Maritzburg City to play all their Patrice Motsepe division one games is a major boost.
Maritzburg City will bring back fond memories of yester-year with top-class football. Rupram said that
negotiations with the City managing director Cecil Bongi Hlope was glad to make the move to play at
However, the main ground and general upkeep is needed and an appeal has made to the parks and
recreations to begin with the necessary work. City will take off on the 21st October. NASS will benefit
hugely as this will allow local talent to aspire in moving up a notch once spotted by scouts. Teams from
the KZN province will grace Northdale which showcase a high level of football not seen in the recent
Rupram and Naidoo are optimistic that Northdale Stadium will be reshaped to a state that football will be
played in an atmospheric atmosphere bringing families closer to enjoy the beautiful game. Together
with the Exco Members every effort is being made to garner support from the entire northern areas and
the surrounding districts.
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