Season kicks off well with tournament

2015-11-25 06:23

PHUTHADITJHABA. – The Good Performers Football Club (FC) are the champions of the Maluti-a-Phofung Local Football Association’s pre-season tournament, recently held at the Charles Mopeli Stadium in Qwaqwa.

This team from Bluegumbosch in Qwaqwa were awarded the championship trophy after they defeated Mantja-a-Itetseng FC from Tshiame by 3-2 in the penalty shootout following a goalless draw after 90 minutes in the final.

A total of 24 teams took part in this two day tournament which served as a launch to the 2015-’16 season that kicked off on Saturday (21/11).

The quarter-finals which were played at the Charles Mopeli Stadium, saw the Good Performers FC from Bluegumbosch, Mantja-a-Itetseng FC from Tshiame, City Spurs FC from Tseki, Maholosiane FC from Bolata, Stone Breakers FC from Phamong and Dynamos FC from Kudumane fighting it out to go through to the semi-finals.

Two u.17 teams also tried their luck in the tournament.

The competitiveness has produced a shock that saw the league defending champions, University of the Free State (UFS) FC being eliminated from the tournament in their first match going down 1-0 to the league rookies, City Spurs FC from Tseki Village.

The player of the tournament award went to a 16-year-old, Moloi Teboho, from Mantja-a-Itetseng. The goalkeeper of the tournament was Mokoena Alfius of Good Performers FC, the top goal scorer of the tournament with five goals was Litabo Mpho from Stone Breakers FC and the coach of the tournament went to the winning coach, Martin Radebe of Good Performers FC.

Maputsoe Ntshefu, the chairperson of Maluti-a-Phofung Local Football Association expressed his gratitude to the sponsors.

“We are very grateful for the newly formed partnership with Royal Man Trading and Projects and Mabolela Construction for believing in us as the association for the development of football,” he said.

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