Accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nocawe Mafu, KwaZulu-Natal MEC for Sport, Arts and Culture Amanda Bani-Mapena today attended the MTN Mini League held at King Zwelithini Stadium in Umlazi. The competition saw several schools from various districts battling it out for the top honours. For the women football, Smero High School took the honours winning R5000 and a kit while the men's segment was won by Qhilika High School which won the coveted R5000 prize money and a kit. The runners-up from both segments walked away with R3000 each and kit.
The competition, also under the Wafa Wafa slogan, is an activation and an opportunity created by MTN and the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture and Department of Education to identify and nature talent from a young age. It is also a precursor for the Saturday evening MTN 8 Cup Final. The school teams also benefitted from an assortment of clinics by the soccer legends that included former Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Brilliant Khuzwayo.
After a successful MTN Mini Soccer schools tournament draw which was hosted yesterday at Royal hotel in Durban.
Today the tournament is currently underway where 16 football teams of under 15 boys and girls are competing fighting it off at King Zwelithini stadium in Umlazi.
The aim of this tournament is to develop our students through sports because the combination of sport and education always wins.
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