The Minister of Sport and Recreation SA Mr. Fikile Mbalula congratulates Mr Jomo Sono on his recent achievement. This month, the University of London and University of Dubai conferred a doctorate to Mr Sono.
“Mr Jomo Sono has played an immense role in the development of football in South Africa. Many European clubs have him to thank for proving them with a pool of talent they made recruitments from. In the history of football in our country, Mr Jomo Sono has many chapters of hard work nurturing and developing talent. From being a great soccer player, a businessman and South Africa’s renowned coach, his career is exceptional. It is for these reasons amongst many that these universities saw him as the best candidate deserving of their honor. I send my sincere congratulatory message to Mr Sono and thank him for his visionary sportsmanship.” Minister Fikile Mbalula said.
Minister Fikile Mbalula is encouraged by those in academia, in the private sector and government who recognize and celebrate excellence. It is through these efforts that future generations of excellence will be inspired.