On the 6th April 2016 McDonald’s South Africa launched a new McDonald’s U/14 Schools League format for 2016 and the renewal of three year sponsorship with South African Schools Football Association (SASFA) at the Nike Training Centre in Soweto.
The successful event was attended by the Gauteng MEC of Education Honourable Panyaza Lesufi who showed his support for the Soccer Festivals, which were previously known as the Provincial Finals.
The new league format will see teams travelling from their province to go play a in another province
“We are happy with this new tournament, more schools have registered and we are hoping the number increases further as we continue to develop dreams of young south Africans, said SASFA President Mr Mandla ‘Shoes’ Mazibuko.
Registrations are still open to all the schools that want to participate in the 2016 league. Deadline is the30thApril 2016
The new soccer festivals format will take place in the following provinces:
- Kwa-Zulu Natal will host Free State, 30 July 2016
- Mpumalanga will host Limpopo 13 August 2016
- North West will host Gauteng, 20th August 2016
- Western Cape will host, Eastern Cape and Northern Cape, 10 September 2016
For more information about the league and registrations visit www.sasschoolsfa.co.za or contact the Provincial Co-ordinators:
- Limpopo – Geoff Mashele on 072 409 9592
- Mpumalanga – Terrence Kobe on 082 686 7873
- Free State – Sentle Moloi on 083 398 3843
- Gauteng – Roy Stokkie on 078 381 6978
- Westren Cape – Denver Vaax on 082 560 9564
- Nortern Cape – Lusinda Visage on 073 955 2616
- Eastern Cape – Bantu Stemela on 078 392 8409
- Kwazulu Natal – Thabile Msomion 083 416 6283
- North West- Jane Lelaka on 072 807 8229