From the 23rd to the 25th of June, 12 schools will be participating in the Selborne College Soccer tournament in East London.
Amongst these schools is Urban Academy from Gqeberha, the champions of the Victoria Park Soccer Challenge that was held at the Dave Weinronk Sports Complex in March 2023.
Another exciting team to feature in the tournament is Northwood High School from Durban. They will be making their second visit in the Eastern Cape after having played and won the u18 title in the Victoria Park Soccer Challenge in March.
Schools such as Dale College, Queen’s College and many other schools in the region are all familiar competitors and will feature in this exciting tournament.
Pool A: Stutterheim, Alexandra High School, Selborne College, Centre of Excellence, Hudson Park High School, Urban Academy.
Pool B: Merrifield, Alexandra High School, Northwood, Victoria Park, Dale College, Queens College, St Andrews.
A passionate reader and dedicated writer, Siya possesses three degrees from Rhodes University including a Postgraduate Diploma at Rhodes University. He also played amateur cricket and soccer, both during his university years. While honing his journalism skills at Grocott’s Mail in Makhanda, he developed a profound interest in the community’s response to crime. Additionally, he covered topics such as art/culture and student politics at Rhodes University in 2022. In his spare time, Siya can be found exploring galleries, dining at restaurants, indulging in literature, taking photographs or savouring his favourite dish, spaghetti.