IFFSKSA officials together with the respective winners of the evening.
The International Federation of Funakoshi Shotokan Karate South Africa hosted its 34th annual awards banquet recently, where more than 500 guests were enthralled with the organisation’s achievements.
The dynamic leader, Hanshi Eric Govender expressed his gratitude to parents for supporting and motivating their children to achieve these great accolades.
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Apart from club awards, the highlights of the evening included presentations to many karatekas.
The function built up to an exciting climax when Sensei Malvin, the technical director and head coach 5th dan made the announcement of Ashton Warren Pillay from KZN as the Senior Male Sports Star of the Year, Lauren Munsami from KZN as the Sports Star of the Year in the senior female category.
The Junior Male Sports Star of the Year award went to Thesan Moodley and the Junior Female Sports Star was Zia Omera Pillay.