Robert Marawa Takes Sports Show To 947

'Marawa Sports Worldwide' gets a new home

By  | Jan 31, 2023, 07:16 PM  | Robert Marawa  | Top of The

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Sports guru Robert Marawa has proudly joined the 947 team as he takes his sports show, “Marawa Sports Worldwide” (#MSW) to Primedia. Marawa announced the news on his Twitter account to excited fans who welcomed his transition.

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In a statement, Robert explained his move to 947, saying he will be catering for the Gauteng residents who felt left out.

“My move to Primedia is both historic and exciting in creating a wider reach for all MSW fans, especially for Gauteng residents who have been complaining about being left out. I’m grateful to both Arena and Primedia for seeing things in a futuristic manner by creating what will now be four unique platforms, thus creating radio history with this unparalleled simulcast offering," he said as quoted by IOL.

Marawa will be on 947 weekly at 6PM.

“With this move, we are raising the game for sport enthusiasts in SA and beyond. For me, professionally, this is the best moment in my radio career.”

The station manager Ravi Naidoo said there has been a cry for sports news. So who better than Robert Marawa to host it.

“We have heard our listeners appeal for sports news and so we will be easing drive-time frustrations with a stretch of compelling high-quality sports radio.

“Listeners can look forward to 60 minutes filled to the brim with the very latest sports news, exclusive exposés and interviews, with real-time updates and insights.”

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In another statement to Zimoja, the CEO of Primedia, Lindile Xoko spoke proudly of Robert and his career in sports, “I am delighted that Primedia has joined forces with Robert Marawa who is recognised worldwide as a sports authority and is a respected broadcaster.”

News of Robert's appointment comes months after he was alleged to have failed to pay off his sports car. A Mercedes which City Press reported that a certain financial advisor took Robert to the Pretoria High Court over an outstanding balloon payment towards his car. 

“He paid R28 982 in monthly installments for 36 months and was left with a once-off balloon payment which was due on 1 December last year, ” reported the publication. 

“An order authorising the plaintiff [Mercedes-Benz financial services] to apply to the court on the same papers, supplemented insofar as may be necessary for judgment in respect of any damages and further expenses incurred by the plaintiff in the repossession of the said vehicle, which amount can only be determined once the vehicle has been repossessed by plaintiff and has been sold.”  

‍Marawa allegedly defended himself by saying in response to the papers: 

“The defendant denies that the above honourable court has jurisdiction to adjudicate this matter and puts the plaintiff to proof. The defendant denies material breach of the loan agreement and puts the plaintiff to proof thereof.” 

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