Despite millions budgeted, sports facilities are in a poor state


While the talent and potential of the Rainbow Nation was on full display following the Springboks well-deserved win at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, sports enthusiasts — predominately from impoverished areas — across Nelson Mandela Bay have few options when it comes to appropriate and functional facilities meant to springboard them to success.

A spot survey conducted by The Herald last week revealed that several sports fields and stadiums have fallen into disrepair, and substandard fields are coupled with ageing and broken infrastructure...

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