23 August 2014

South Africa: Western Cape Crowned Safa U19 Women�s League Champions

Western Cape are the champions of SAFA Under-19 Regional Women's League Championship following their 3-1 win against Gauteng in a final played at Ha-Mutsha stadium, outside Thohoyanodu, on Saturday.

Safa President Dr Danny Jordaan presented the trophy to the champions in the presence of other NEC members, Sports, Arts and Culture MEC Nandi Ndalane, Vhembe Executive Mayor Cllr Tshitereke Matibe and Thulamela Mayor Cllr Grace Mahosi.

Western Cape coach, Marion February, was awarded coach of the tournament, while her players, Faadieyah Simons was the top scorer of the tournament with six goals and Matilda Ontong handed the player of the tournament. Nsovo Baloyi of Limpopo was awarded the best goalkeeper of the tournament.

JORDAAN HAPPY WITH RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Meanwhile, Dr Jordaan said he was happy with the development of football in rural areas.

The SAFA President was speaking after the conclusion of the SAFA Under-19 Regional Women's League Championship which started on Tuesday and ended on Saturday. Jordaan said there would be more tournaments involving developmental teams like U/15, U/17, U/19, U/21 and U and U/23.

Limpopo's MEC for Sports Arts and Culture, Nando Ndalane hailed SAFA for taking the games to Limpopo.

Vhembe District Executive Mayor Cllr Tshitereke Matibe said he was happy to see that the district was able to successfully host the national tournament.

Thulamela Mayor, Cllr Grace Mahosi said: "It was good to see that our resources can host the national tournament of SAFA."

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