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Qondisa NgwenyaQondisa Ngwenya

President, Africa
Octagon Worldwide








Read more about Qondisa Ngwenya in Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal,
Article “Emerging Industry Preps for World Cup”.

Career Summary

2002 – Present Deputy Group MD and Group MD Octagon Pty (Ltd)
2001 – 2002 Chief Operations Officer S A Sports Commission
1994-99 Manager – Development National Sports Council of South Africa
1993-94 Senior Sports Administrator University of Cape Town
1992-93 Assistant Researcher University of Cape Town



  • MBA, De Montfort University Leicester (UK)
  • Diploma Management, Damelin Management School (SA)
  • Bachelor of Social Science, University of Cape Town (SA)


Significant achievements include

  • Advised the highest levels of national government on policy and consulting issues, enabling the needs of external stakeholders, government agencies and individuals to be identified and met within budgetary limitations.
  • Co-ordinated and negotiated international sports initiatives between South Africa and the United Kingdom, Australia, and Norway
  • Negotiated the MTN’s sponsorship of FIFA 2010 World Cup.











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