Members of the media are invited to attend the Gaxa Cup Football Tournament scheduled to take place from 26-30 June 2013 at KwaMashu.
 
The tournament will see approximately 32 under 19 teams from around eThekwini battling it out on the soccer field, to determine the ultimate champions. The Gaxa Cup, founded by Kaizer Chiefs star, Siboniso “Pa” Gaxa, aims to encourage youngsters to participate in sports and stay away from social ills. Talent scouts from various Premier Soccer League (PSL) Clubs are expected to attend the tournament to identify players for their respective teams. EThekwini Municipality will also select a soccer team to represent the City at the 2013 SALGA Games to be held later this year.
 
The tournament will start with an opening ceremony on Wednesday, 26/06/13 at 09H00. The first match will kick-off at 12H00. The elimination stages will continue until Friday, 28/06/13, with games playing between 08H00-17H00 at Ground No. 2, Emakhehleni. The final match will be played on Sunday, 30/06/13 at Princess Magogo Stadium.
 
DETAILS OF THE TOURNAMENT:
Date: 26-28 June 2013
Time: 08h00-17h00
Venue: Ground No. 2, Emakhehleni, KwaMashu
 
DETAILS OF FINALS
 
Date: 30 June 2013
Time: 08H00-17H00
Venue: Princess Magogo Stadium, KwaMashu
 
For more information contact the Municipal Spokesperson, Mr Thabo Mofokeng on 031 311 4820 / 0827317456 or email: thabo1.mofokeng@durban.gov.za.
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality's Communications Unit. Contact Vuyo Gwala on 031 311 4838 / 073 250 5704 or email: vuyo.gwala@durban.gov.za