Aalia Deedat, grade 11 learner at Ermelo High School, participated in the African Cup for Karate at the Standard Bank Arena, as part of the South African team, from 31 August to 2 September.

Eleven countries including Mauritius, Madagascar and Reunion took part in this event. Aalia was placed fourth for Kumite (free fight) and fifth for Kata.

Congratulations, Aalia. The Erries are very proud of you!