The Lake Umuzi Soccer Challenge pre-season tournament was played at Johannesburg Marks Park on 16 February. Soweto Rising Stars won after beating Randburg Amabhubezi Tigers 1 – 0 in the finals.
16 teams participated into the Lake Umuzi Soccer Challenge from different townships from Secunda, Emba, Kinross, Johannesburg, Naledi, Soweto, Vaal, Sebokeng, Mohlakeng and Daveyton.
This was a wonderful tournament! Almost all the Gauteng supporters and parents came in numbers to see their kids play in the biggest tournament.
One of the Wits scouts, Mr Alroy Peterse said: “This is the first time the PSL committee saw a tournament like this with talented younger players playing fantastic football.”
The Lake Umuzi Soccer Challenge organiser, Mr Jacob Mtakwende said: “I would like to thank all the parents and supporters who supported this event and Wits University.”
This is the first quarter of the tournament the second quarter will be in September.