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SAFA’s Top Brass To Attend Solar Tourney

Northern Cape tournament to be attended by SAFA's top executive including Vice-President Ria Ledwaba

By Soccer Laduma - Jun 14, 2018 07:05 PM

South African Football Association’s Vice President, Ria Ledwaba will be joined by other SAFA executives including Gladwin White, David Bantu and Emma Hendricks at the finals of the U17 Northern Cape Solar Youth tournament.

The Siya crew can confirm that the newly elected Vice President who is currently the acting SAFA President as Dr Danny Jordaan is in Moscow for the FIFA Congress and the World Cup finals will be in the Northern Cape alongside the province’s MEC for Sports, Arts and Culture Bongiwe Mbinqo-Gigaba as the dignitaries for the finals.   

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Furthermore, the crew can also report that SAFA’s delegation will also comprise of U17 coach, Molefi Ntseki, as well as youth coaches; Arthur Zwane, Philane Khubeka and Fabian McCarthy, who will be there for the talent on display.

“We are really proud of what several companies in this Province have done to support youth football and we call upon other corporate (companies) to do the same,” said Ms Ledwaba. 

“We want this to herald the beginning of bigger things to come from this Province as far as football is concerned,” she told the crew.

Meanwhile, LaLiga director of Africa, Antonio Barradas told Soccer Laduma that LaLiga was always willing to join hands with companies and individuals whose agenda was growing the sport.

“We want some of these players from this Province to end up playing for some of the biggest clubs in Europe like Real Madrid, Barcelona or Valencia. We will cooperate to make sure we realise this goal,” said Barradas.

Kimberley’s Galeshewe Stadium will host the finals game this coming weekend. The winning team will bag a glittering trophy plus R100 000 in prize money while the runners-up R50 000 with the third and fourth-placed teams walking away with R20 000 and R10 000 respectively. 


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THE NK Jun 15, 2018 09:58 AM
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Theemba M Jun 15, 2018 08:20 AM
I wish Kaiser,Khoza and Ace Ngqobo can take over SAFA,U will see sponsors coming in numbers,we wont miss any tournament
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Theemba M Jun 15, 2018 08:17 AM
SAFA under Molefe Olifants was better,atleast we went to world cup
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Ma'am did you sleep with Jordan in order to get this post? And why is Jordan still lingering in SAFA offices is he not suppose to be in Orange uniform in Sun city or something?
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