Malinga scoops 2019 Inter-Provincial Championships gold

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Gauteng North’s U-16A squash first seed Awande Malinga lived up to expectation on Wednesday when she scooped a gold medal on behalf of the Northerns.

Malinga put the Gauteng province on top during the U-16A Interprovincial Tournament (ITP) finals in Bloemfontein when she outplayed Tyla Mae-Roux 3-0.

The on-form player who only dropped one game in this event says that everything went well.

The Northerns were declared the best of U-16A province after winning the 2019 ITP by 158 points out of 160.

The 14-year-old Malinga described the tournament as a success.

After Wednesday’s tournament, Malinga will take a well-deserved break ahead of the forthcoming national championships set to take place on the 23 – 29 of June in Pretoria. – Report by Sinovuyo Ndudane