The community sports and recreation club system has been launched in Mberengwa East, the Midlands Province.

The Minister of Sport and Recreation, Makhosini Hlongwane, who is also the legislator for Mberengwa East, said the sporting gala held at the event demonstrated that it is possible to roll out the community sports and recreation club system in all parts of the country.

Minister Hlongwane also said the games festival held at the launch served as preparation for the National Youth Games by his constituency.

Different teams took part in soccer, netball and basketball competitions at the event.