Champions Crowned at CAF African Schools Football Championship

CS Ben Sekou Sylla from Guinea and Fountain Gate School of Tanzania have been crowned champions of the boys' and girls' competitions respectively at the inaugural 2022/23 CAF African Schools Football Championship Continental Final played in Durban, South Africa.

The finals were the culmination of an outstanding four days of football in which the future stars of the African continent were able to showcase their quality in a celebration of the Beautiful Game.

CS Ben Sekou Sylla defeated home favourites Clapham High School on penalties in Saturday's final following a thrilling 1-1 draw played in front of an enthusiastic crowd of more than 6,000 at the Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium. Fountain Gate had an easier time in seeing off Moroccan side Ecole Omar IBN Khatab 3-0 to cap a wonderful tournament.

The winning teams each receive U.S.$300,000 after the Motsepe Foundation donatedU.S.$10 million in the inaugural year of the Pan-African schools competition.

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