Speech - Deputy Minister: SASCOC General Assembly - 10 April 2010

Thank you for the invitation to this General Meeting of SASCOC and its affiliated Federations. Allow me to touch on some of the more significant matters that my Department is dealing with. Firstly, with regard to the EMPLOYMENT OF FOREIGN SPORT/RECREATION PERSONS BY SOUTH AFRICAN SPORT AND RECREATION BODIES, I would like to thank our federations for the good relationship and cooperation that exists with SRSA and SASCOC. I value the cooperative and collaborative working relationships of staff of federations with staff and entities within SRSA and SASCOC. I am aware that federations and their athletes have enjoyed much success in the last few years with athletes bringing home more medals and playing at ever higher levels regionally, nationally and internationally. Some of these successes are as a result that some federations are dependent on the services of foreign coaches, administrators, technical officials and in some instances players. SRSA, as the national government department responsible for sport and recreation in South Africa, has a coordination role to play in this regard. SRSA is aware that in some cases national and provincial federations, as well as clubs, employ foreigners without consulting with SRSA and SASCOC in advance.

: 01 June 2010
: Deputy Minister: Gert Oosthuizen
: 10 April 2010
: Speech - Deputy Minister: SASCOC General Assembly - 10 April 2010
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