Boost for golden-oldies football

2015-07-30 06:00

Shoprite assistant manager Bryan Joseph flanked by tournament organisers Sinovuyo Mcwabane and Banana Sodinga at the launch of the tournament.

Shoprite assistant manager Bryan Joseph flanked by tournament organisers Sinovuyo Mcwabane and Banana Sodinga at the launch of the tournament.

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The Tarveners Football Association (TFA) has received a major boost after a leading retailers threw its weight behind them.

An excited TFA organiser Banana Sodinga told City Vision that the sponsorship deal will revitalise their association.

“This will make players excited and all teams will want to walk away with the spoils of victory at the end of the tournament,” he said.

The tournament takes place on Woman’s Day at the Gugulethu Sports Complex. Teams will win medals, trophies, cash prizes and soccer gear. Gugulethu Mall Shoprite assistant maanger Bryan Joseph said they delighted to form a partnership with TFA.

“We believe in giving back to communities that sustain our business and we hope through sport we will enhance the people who support us,” said Joseph.

The tournament will feature twenty four teams from areas such as Langa, Khayelitsha, Nyanga and Mfuleni.

“We have invited teams so we hope they will turn up in numbers,” he said.

Sodinga added that the few they have spoken to are all geared up.

“The Shoprite Cup Challenge has become a talking point in our townships and every team wants to lay claim to the bragging rights of being the first team to win it,” said Sodinga.

Tournament draw will be held at the same venue on Saturday August 8 at 2pm.

If you would like your team represented simply call Andile Tapile on 0827770646 or Sodinga on 0748317040

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