On 20 August, Clapham High School from Gauteng and Tswarahanelo Primary from North West, enjoyed their victory as provincial champions after a stellar performance at the McDonald’s U/14 Schools League in Alabama Stadium, Klerksdorp this past Saturday.
In a thrilling match final, these enthusiastic young players showed off their exceptional football skills, Gauteng school Clapham High School won 2-1 over School of Excellence in Penalties. On the same day, North West’s Tswarahanelo Primary won 2-0 over Mmankala Secondary School.Likewise, their coaches can stand proud of their efforts in coaching the future football stars to victory with skills for life both on and off the pitch. From teaching the boys teamwork and the importance of self-discipline and of course how to shoot and score, they can be proud of their achievements.
“Over the past few years, McDonald’s U/14 Schools League has been directly involved in empowering young footballers and coaches through the much anticipated tournament. Together with our fellow sponsors and partners, we thank families, peers and the greater community of North West and Gauteng who came out in support of these young stars, says Sechaba Motsieloa, Corporate Affairs Director at McDonald’s South Africa.
To bring the fun filled day to an end, the community enjoyed live entertainment from DJ Arch Junior, Ronald McDonald and other exciting activities including Jumping Castles and Face-Painting.