Welcome to Sport and Recreation South Africa!

Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) is the national government department responsible for sport in South Africa. Aligned with its vision of creating An Active and Winning Nation, its primary focuses are providing opportunities for all South Africans to participate in sport; managing the regulatory framework thereof, and providing funding for different codes of sport.


SRSA is headed by the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Fikile Mbalula; the Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Gert Oosthuizen; Director General Mr Alec Moemi, and Chief Operations Officer Ms Sumayya Khan.

Browse SRSA's organisational structure to learn more about its functioning or search for sport related information in its document library.


Register online now for SRSA events and projects! Click here for the SRSA Volunteer program.


IMPORTANT: Please note that SRSA does NOT fund individual athletes, nor does it provide sponsorships or bursaries. SRSA only funds national federations and their events, club development, and SRSA programs.

Minister Mbalula wishes Amajita well

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula wishes Amajita well ahead of their U-20 African Nations Cup encounter in Zambia.

Minister and President meet with Hayatou

The Minister of Sport and Recreation South Africa Mr. Fikile Mbalula acknowledges the statement issued by the Confederation of African Football ( CAF ) on the courtesy visit by its President, Mr. Issa Hayatou to His Excellency, Mr. Jacob Zuma.

Minister's speech at Joost memorial service

It is on this ever-green grass where the heart of Joost Van der Westhuizen lies dreaming, under the skies of the Jakaranda City, where birds are singing a song of the mountains, to which we have been summonsed by the soul of this doyen of South African rugby.

Two schools receive new courts

Sumayya Khan, Chief Operating Officer at SRSA recently cut the ribbon at a handover ceremony during which two brand new artificial surface sports courts were opened at schools in the Refilwe community near Pretoria.

SRSA keeps its finances clean!

For the third time in a row, Sport and Recreation South Africa has been awarded a clean audit by the Auditor General.