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Sport - Date: 06 September 2019
Written by: Frank Mavhungu / Viewed: 501
Teams from Tshaulu and the surrounding areas are gearing up for the fourth edition of the Khethi Gavhi Soccer Tournament.
The annual event will be staged at the Mushiru grounds next weekend, 14 and 15 September. As usual, eight teams will take part in the tournament. The teams that will battle it out in this year’s tournament are: Nduvheni FC, Mubvumoni XI Arrows, Lukalo Hotspurs, Tshaulu Hungry Lion, Lambani Home Defenders, Tshaulu Sports Academy, Buluni Happy Boys and Belavhathu FC.
According to the tournament coordinator, Mr Tshifhiwa Gavhi, the toss for the quarter-final matches will be conducted at the grounds in the morning of the first day of the tournament. The toss for the semi-final matches will be conducted at the grounds shortly after the last quarter-final match.
The semi-final and final matches will be played on Sunday, 15 September.
This year’s champions will take home R3 000, soccer kit, a floating trophy, a soccer ball and gold medals. The champions will also receive R500 that has been sponsored by a local business, Mathacs Civils.
The runners-up will receive R1 500 and silver medals. Teams booted out of the tournament in the semi-final stage will each receive R250 and a soccer ball.
Mr Gavhi added that six pupils from the three local primary schools, Lukalo, Mushiru and Mbofheni, would receive full school uniforms during the prize-giving ceremony that will be held at the grounds shortly after the final.
Mr Tshifhiwa Gavhi.
Frank is a Human Resources Manager at the Department of Public Works in Limpopo. He is the longest serving correspondent of the Mirror, having joined us at the end of 1990. He mainly writes sports reports and resides at Tsianda Village. In 2004, Frank won the National Castle League Award, an award for the best reporter in the SAB league in South Africa.