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Registration for the popular Danone Nations Cup kicked off to a slow start, ahead of the closing date on 28 February.
South African Schools Football Association manager, Themba Tshabalala, said on Monday, 29 January, there were no major worries about the snail’s pace of registration.
“However, we expect registration to pick up steam in a few weeks,” he said.
The Danone Nations Cup offers a rare opportunity for youngsters to showcase their skills at the highest possible level, culminating in a world cup.
The tournament is open to soccer players between the ages of 10 and 12.
As was the case in previous years, Benny’s Sports Development and Academy from Limpopo, which was the 2016 national champions, was expected to register for the 2018 leg of the Danone Nations Cup.
The competition was reputed with the pontial to touch the lives of upwards of 2,3-million kids worldwide every year.
The preliminary stages the Danone Nations Cup start at cluster level, through district, provincial and then national finals.
The winning team at national level qualifies for the international Danone Nations Cup, which was hosted by France last year.
18 days ago 01 February 2018