TRADITIONAL HEALERS OFFICIALLY PERFOMING THE WORLD CUP OPENINIG CEREMONY BY MEANS OF UKUPHAHLA
The Traditional Healers officially opens the world cup today in their own way [ukuphahla]. Ukuphahla is a process which involves burning of Impepho, pouring Unqomboti on the ground, ritual killings of a goat and chickens, offering prayers to the Ancestors, singing traditional songs, biting drums and dancing the traditional way.
The President of the Traditional Healers Organisaton Dr. N. Maseko commits all the players in the hands of the Ancestors through prayer to provide guidance, protection and to win the games.
Young children are dancing showing their appreciation of the world cup and the ceremony.
THO National Co-ordinator