Leading building supply store develops youth sport

2017-08-23 06:00
The Liverpool players with MOFA officials and Build It staff.         Photo:SELBY MADIKANE

The Liverpool players with MOFA officials and Build It staff. Photo:SELBY MADIKANE

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ONE of the country’s leading building supply stores, Build It, has once again injected funds to develop youth football during the Motherwell Football Association (MOFA) Zonke Build It U/13 tournament that took place at Motherwell NU 9 Stadium on Saturday.

A total of 16 teams battled each other with supporters being kept on their feet.

In the semi-finals, Royal Bucs lost 2-0 to Liverpool, while Shining Stars eliminated Wells United 4-3 on penalties after the fulltime ended in a goalless draw.

In the finals, Liverpool defeated Shining Stars 2-0 with Asanele Bonani and Lithemba Vayo banging a goal each in the second half.

Liverpool received a floating trophy, 16 players’ miniature trophies, 16 water bottles, 16 sports bags and a kitbag filled with a new kit.

Shining Stars went home with 16 sports bags, 16 water bottles and 16 miniature trophies.

Bonani was named the player of the tournament and the top goal scorer of the tournament and received R300 and R500 with the two awards respectively.

Zonke Build It owner Jeff Maas announced that store was going to buy a school uniform for Bonani. Liverpool goalkeeper Sihle Ncandana received a goalkeeper award, as well as R300.

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