Waterstone College’s Executive Head, Jacques Nel welcomes some of the best schools and football academies in a thrilling soccer tournament at Waterstone College.
A welcoming function for coaches, managers and executive heads will start on Thursday, 15 June, while group matches will start as early as 08:00 am Friday, 16 June 2023.
32 teams in and out of province will be competing for the grand prize and the bragging rights of walking out and being crowned 2023 Waterstone College Soccer Cup.
Some of the traveling teams include the likes of Meridian Pinehurst from Cape Town and Northern Academy from Limpopo.
Jacques wrote the tournament goes beyond the competition on the field, ‘it is an opportunity to forge new relationships, strengthen existing bonds and create lasting memories’ in and out of the field. “It is a celebration of values that sport instills in us- teamwork, discipline, perseverance and respect”.
Players and spectators are encouraged to embrace the true spirit of fellowship, the principles of fair play and sportsmanship.
Primary School Boys
Curro Academy Parkdene, Curro Aurora, Curro Thatchfield, Curro Academy Soshanguve, Northern Academy.
Curro Academy Protea Glen, Curro Academy Riverside, Curro Wilgeheuwel, Meridian Pinehurst, Waterstone College.
Primary School Girls
Curro Thatchfield, Trinity House Glenvista, Northern Academy, Waterstone College
High School Boys
St Peter’s College, Curro Academy Soshanguve, Curro Wilgeheuwel, Meridian Pinehurst, Waterstone College
Curro Academy Protea Glen, Curro Aurora, Meridian Cosmo City, Northern Academy, The King’s School Linbro Park
High School Girls
St Peter’s College, Curro Aurora, Meridian Cosmo City, Waterstone College
Curro Academy Protea Glen, Curro Wilgeheuwel, Northern Academy, The King’s School Linbro Park
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