Three Zimbabwean primary schools: Gateway, Hartman House and Twin Rivers will be taking part in the Sun Valley Group of Schools 2014 soccer invitational tournament to be held in Cape Town, South Africa. The tournament will run from April 11-12.
The three boys teams will be joined by the hosts Sun Valley Primary and four other junior schools from South Africa. The tourney will comprise of two pools of four teams playing round robin matches. The top two teams from each pool will form new pools (Champion and Plate). In the Champion Pool the top two teams will play a final for the Champion Shield and the other two teams will play for third and fourth place. In the Plate Pool the two top teams will play a final for the Plate Shield and the other two teams will play for third and fourth.
As part of their preparations for the tour and the tournament, the three Zim junior schools have been playing against each other as well as taking part in local tourneys. We at SSN wish the teams well.
On Friday (April 4) the Twin Rivers Primary School team unveiled their kit for the Cape Town tour. The school headmistress, Blanche Davie thanked the corporate sponsors who came on board to support the school. The sponsors who include NMB, Corporate24 and Pepsi were at the Belgravia-based school to handover the kit. Cuthbert Gunundu NMB Account Relationship Manager – Corporate Banking, said NMB is trying to create relationships with all facets of the economy. “There is a shift in child development and sports are creating a meaningful role in the development of children. Because sports are playing a meaningful role, NMB wants to be represented in sport.”
Pepsi representative Prosper Kawara, said youngsters are the future and by supporting youngsters, Pepsi are investing in the future