Monday, 28 August 2017

Nicolene van der Linde makes history.

Nicolene van der Linde
Empangeni High School was  the undisputed winner of Mind Sports South Africa's Online League for 4 term schools for the League of Legends esports period.

Empangeni's team was also the only team in the League of Legends league that had members of both genders.

The team consisted of: 

Name of athleteColours awarded
Darius BothaKwaZulu Natal High School Provincial Colours
Charl MalanKwaZulu Natal High School Provincial Colours
Jarred PoupardKwaZulu Natal High School Provincial Colours
Joshua PoupardKwaZulu Natal High School Provincial Colours
Dylan SmythKwaZulu Natal High School Provincial Colours
Nicolene van der LindeKwaZulu Natal High School Provincial Colours

With the team having earned KwaZulu Natal High School Colours, 

Nicolene van der Linde has the undisputed honour of becoming the first female to receive KZN High School Provincial Colours for esports, and only the second female to ever receive KZN High School Provincial Colours in the history of South Africa.

Nicolene too is also the first female to qualify for National Team Trials for League of Legends from KwaZulu Natal.

Well done Nicolene, you are helping to make it better for so many more people.

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