Draw Completed For Engen Champ Of Champs
The Engen Champ Of Champs Draw Was Made This Week
The six U17 teams that will go head to head at this year’s Engen Champ of Champs tournament have discovered their first opponents at the competition.
Five U17 teams that qualified via regional tournaments all over the country will battle it out with hosts, SuperSport United, for the chance the lift the trophy and be crowned as South Africa’s best team in their age group.
The opening day will see Stars of Africa take on Old Mutual, while the two debutants, Durban FC and Shining Stars will kick things off against SuperSport and Virginia Academy respectively.
Supersport United CEO, Stan Matthews, spoke to the club captains that attended the draw, saying, “Today we are witnessing the next generation of football stars being groomed to play at the highest level.
“To the six captains here today, I want to say to you don’t get caught up in the trappings of the beautiful game. Go back to your teams, show your leadership qualities, lead by example, work hard and I can guarantee you that you will succeed in all you do.”
The 2017 ECOC will get underway at the University of Pretoria on October 5th, with the champions being crowned on the 8th.