The Top 8 of the Vhanzheli Soccer Tournament will take place at the Tshitavha Grounds tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday.
The sponsorship fee amounts to R50 000. The winners will go home with R10 000, a new soccer kit, a floating trophy, and gold medals, while the runners-up will receive R5 000, new soccer kit and silver medals. The third- and fourth-placed teams will receive R2 500 each.
The sponsor, Mr Itani Munzhelele, has indicated that his company is ploughing back what it gained from the community. “It is through the support from the community that this business is where it is today,” he added. He also congratulated the organisers for developing the talent of the youth around the area.
He said that Vhembe was a region rich in talent and “we have over the years seen some talented South African soccer players being unearthed from this area”. He said that he was committed to local football development.
The fixtures for Friday are:
Ficus vs Mudagasi FC at 09:00. Gondeni Big Cat vs Berea FC at 11:00. Sambandou United Professionals vs Mikhado Development at 13:00. The last match will be Dipeni FC vs Annel Real Vultures.
The winners will play the semi-finals and final on Saturday at the same venue.
Date:18 April 2019 - By: Kaizer Nengovhela
Kaizer Nengovhela started writing stories for Limpopo Mirror more than a decade ago, in 2 000. Prior to that he had a five year stint at Phala-Phala FM as sports presenter. In 2005 Kaizer received an award from the province's premier as Best Sports Presenter. The same year he was also nominated as Best Sports Reporter by the Makhado Municipality. Kaizer was awarded the Mathatha Tsedu award in 2014.