Mrs SA heads out to the Mrs World pageant in LA


Having won the hearts of South Africans by being crowned Tammy Taylor Mrs South Africa, The beautiful Matapa Maila Rikhotso received the warm welcome in the beautiful City of Ekurhuleni as friends, family and fans came out wishing her well for her trip to Las Vegas. She will be spending a week competing for the Mrs World title on the 4th of May. 



"We are excited to have Matapa Maila Rikhotso fly to Las Vegas, from here the City of Ekurhuleni at OR Tambo Airport International Departure and represent our beautiful country at the prestigious event, Mrs World Pageant and we would like to thank each and every one of you who took their time to come see her off and wishing her all the best, today we watch her take off knowing very well and prepared to welcome her back in a few weeks with the crown " said Lisa Madibe. 


The Mrs World crowning is set to take place in Las Vegas on 4th of May, due to a few issues the event will not be televised in SA but the link to the live show will be on the Mrs South Africa social media platforms. 


Accompanied by her whole family, Matapa graced everyone with her presence as she entered the airport, heart warming support and welcoming is what the atmosphere was all about. 

My biggest blessing is your messages of love and support. Isaac Newton words resonates when he said if I have seen a little further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.  To my beautiful country South Africa thank you for carrying me and allowing me to not only see a little further but to also to pursue my dreams. Grateful for the opportunity to represent my country on the world stage Mrs World Westgate Las Vegas, love is Functional and you have shown nothing but love and support for me, to my family, my mom, my husband, my sister, my daughter, and everyone in the room, I cannot start to explain what this means to me, I really am grateful for everything you all have done and are doing in my journey, Las Vegas here I come to bring the crown home" Matapa said as she addressed everyone. 


The whole of South Africa is with you all the way and from SA POSITIVE NEWS we would like to say that we are proud of Matapa, continue flying our flag high and go show them what we are all about, bring the crown home, thank you for representing our beautiful country at the prestigious event 👑 🌍.


For the crowning event be on the look out on all Mrs South Africa and  Matapa Maila Rikhotso social media platforms for the links and any updates related.


By Bradley Brizzy 

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