Bloemfontein Celtic’s MultiChoice Diski Challenge team has played the first match of their London tour against West Ham United’s reserves.
As reported, Celtic’s MDC team are currently on tour to the United Kingdom, as part of their prize for winning this season’s PSL Reserve League.
Having left South Africa on Wednesday last week from the O.R. Tambo International Airport, Siwelele’s youngsters and their technical team arrived in England on Thursday to officially begin their tour.
The team from Mangaung have been training at West Ham’s Chadwell Heath training facilities, since arriving in London.
West Ham’s senior academy coach, Paul Heffer, has been helping the Mzansi side with some lessons on how to improve in their careers.
In between their training sessions and all of their activities, Siwelele’s youngsters have had the opportunity of watching some of the top teams in action live at the stadium, including the UEFA Europa League match between Arsenal and Rennes, West Ham and Huddersfield, as well as the Premier League match for Fulham and Liverpool.
On Monday, it was off to real business for Celtic youngsters and their coaches Abram Nteo and Ditheko Mototo, as they played their first match of the tour against West Ham United’s reserves.
However, Celtic lost 2-1 at Chadwell Heath on Monday afternoon, despite having scored first through Lunga Zikade.
Celtic’s next match will be on Wednesday against Fulham.