Miss South Africa Ziphozakhe Zokufa left SA this week for Miami where she will represent her country at the 63rd Miss Universe Pageant on January 25 at the FIU Arena at Florida International University in Doral, Miami.
23-year-old model Ziphozakhe Zokufa and TV Production Student from Port Elizabeth, was crowned the new Miss South Africa in December after Rolene Strauss, won the Miss World title in London. Zokufa was her first princess.
Zokufa will be representing South Africa against 90 other countries in the competition which is watched worldwide by more than one-billion people.
At the pageant, she will wear two gowns – The National costume designed by Gregg Maragelis from the CTCFD and the finale gown – created by top South African designer Gert Johan Coetzee
Zokufa is fully prepared for Miss Universe and carries the good wishes of all South Africans as she embarks on an exciting new chapter in her life. “I have been looking forward to this event from the moment of my crowning and will carry the Miss South Africa title with pride. I not only represent myself but also the entire country. I trust I will make every South African proud.”