The South African leg of Africa’s biggest 5-a-side tournament kicked off at Old Parks Fast Sports Fusion 5-A-Side Arena this past Saturday. A total of 16 teams from across Gauteng pitched for the opening games, the teams were split into 4 teams of 4 where they battled it out to the semi-finals with the two winning teams of the day going through to the national tournament taking place at the Rand Show from Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 April 2018.
Munchen Boys managed to secure themselves a place by scoring 6- 2 against the Carlitos making them the champions of the day and the Carlitos runner-ups. Both teams will be playing again at the finals.
To stand a chance of winning the South African five-a-side tournament, teams need to compete in one of the remaining five qualifying tournaments being held in the run-up to this year’s Rand Show. Entry to the qualifiers costs R1 000.00 per team.
Hailed as Africa’s largest amateur five-a-side football tournament, Castle Africa 5s boasts the ultimate prize with the winners walking away with an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia accompanied by soccer legend Samuel Eto.
The remaining five qualifying tournaments will be held at the venues mentioned below, enter by contacting them.
|NO||VENUE||CONTACT||CONTACT NUMBER||TOURNAMENT DATE|
|1||Rustic Indoor (Fourways)||William||0791913858||10 March|
|2||Urban Sports (Emmarentia)||Callum||0833049847||17 March|
|3||Action Soccer (Edenvale)||Victor||0847549857||18 March|
|4||Fives Premier League (Randburg)||Bevin||0836178797||24 March|
|5||Pirates (Parkhurst)||Justin||0649080965||25 March|
Don’t miss your at the Prize have another 5 Mini Tournaments taking place in Gauteng during the month of March. Get your friends together and create your own amateur 5-a-side team, there are few spots left.