South African basketball player honored

The Ambassador of South Africa in Athens, Marthinus C.J. Van Schalkwyk recently recieved basketball player Zoe Nixanas and her parents at the premises of the South African Embassy. His Excellency congratulated her for her achievements and wished her all the best for her future career.
Zoe Nixanas was born in Johannesburg raised, studied and lived in Greece. She displayed the interest and talent in basketball from a very young age. Her talent and ethics rewarded her with the opportunity to play for Athinaikos A.S. Virona Women’s Basketball Team, a team which has a place in the Book of Guinness with straight wins from 2008 to 2012. Zoe was selected to play for the Greek U20 National Woman Basketball Team and she participated at Montenegro the FIBA EUROPE Championship from 2 -12 July 2015 whereas the team won 2nd place.
SOURCE: Embassy of South Africa in Athens