An under-11 Edenvale Football Club player (red bib) tries to chase down a player from Dainfern Lions Football Club.
This year 83 teams participated in the John Tennant Memorial Football Tournament.
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Teams from Gauteng’s four soccer districts came together to participate in the pre-season junior tournament hosted by Edenvale Football Club (EFC).
Teams which took part ranged from under-6s to under-12s.
EFC chairperson Dalene Holder said it was the largest tournament in 10 years.
“It was an awesome tournament. I was really happy with the number of teams who participated.”
Holder said the tournament was non-competitive for the u-6, u-7, u-8 and u-9 age groups.
Results for the older age groups were as follows:
• Sporting Academy won the u-10 age group.
• Luso Africa took first place in the u-11 age group.
• Florida Albions won the u-12 category.
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Two of Randburg Football Club’s under-11 players in the game against Dainfern Lions Football Club. A Bonaero Park Football Club player gets ready to stand his ground against a Randburg Football Club player during the John Tennant Memorial Football Tournament. A Dainfern Lions Football Club under-11 player charges for the ball during a match against Randburg Football Club. An under-8 Tigers Football Club player lines up a shot during the match against Dainfern Lions Football Club. Players from Dainfern Lions Football Club and Tigers Football Club go head to head in an under-8 match. An under-11 Randburg Football Club player looks for a teammate to pass to during a game against Dainfern Lions Football Club at the John Tennant Memorial Tournament. A goalkeeper from Bonaero Park Football Club saves a shot.