Preston Sihlangu to perform at Netball World Cup opening ceremony

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Ahead of his ‘I Am Black and Golden’ tour, Preston will captivate audiences at the international sporting extravaganza in Cape Town later this month.

Afro-soul singer and songwriter Preston Sihlangu is set to perform at the Netball World Cup 2023 opening ceremony.

The Netball World Cup will take place in Cape Town from the 28 July to the 6th of August this year.

Preston told The Citizen his performance will set the tone for the international sporting extravaganza.

He also shared that his hitsong, Africa Child, has been chosen as the theme song for the tournament.

“When I wrote this song, it was about this exact moment. Africa rising and being represented to the world not as a third world continent, but Africa as the father of evolution in every aspect,” he said.


The acclaimed music star said he is looking forward to having Africa’s voice spread across the globe.

“It is such a pleasure to be an African from Virginia in the Free State t