Some of the registered under-13 players. Photo supplied.

Sportex tournament plans unfold


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The Sports Excellence (Sportex) initiative got off the ground during a dress rehearsal at the Sunfa Stadium at Bela-Bela from Saturday, 3 March, to Sunday, 4 March.

A total of eight teams took part in the trial run, ahead of the formal games planned for the Easter Weekend.

According to Sportex co-ordinator, Nakedi Baloyi, the rehearsal was part of the tournament.

The teams taking part included Real Madrid FC, Real Rovers FC, Samba Boys FC, Barcelona FC, Blue Birds FC, Platinum Stars FC, All Stars FC and Mandela Kids FC.

All these teams are already registered for the major events over the holidays.

Baloyi said registration was still open to other interested teams.

Players registering for the tournament were required to bring along a birth certificate, ID copy, proof of residence, and the contact numbers for a parents or guardian.

One the strict rules for the tournament are that a player would not be allowed to move from one team to the other for duration of the games.

42 days ago       15 March 2018