The South African leg of Africa’s biggest 5-a-side tournament kicked off at Old Parks Fast Sports Fusion 5-A-Side Arena this past Saturday. A total of 16 teams from across Gauteng pitched for the opening games, the teams were split into 4 teams of 4 where they battled it out to the semi-finals with the two winning teams of the day going through to the national tournament taking place at the Rand Show from Wednesday 4 – Saturday 7 April 2018.
Munchen Boys managed to secure themselves a place by scoring 6- 2 against the Carlitos making them the champions of the day and the Carlitos runner ups. Both teams will be playing again at the finals.
Hailed as Africa’s largest amateur five-a-side football tournament, Castle Africa 5s boasts the ultimate prize with the winners walking away with an all-expenses paid trip to the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia accompanied by soccer legend Samuel Eto.
The remaining five qualifying tournaments will be held at the venues mentioned below, enter by contacting them.
Don’t miss your at the Prize have another 5 Mini Tournaments taking place in Gauteng during the month of March. Get your friends together and create your own amateur 5-a-side team, there are few spots left.
About the Rand Show
Note to Editors:
Since its inception in 1894, the Rand Show has become one of South Africa’s largest and most iconic consumer events and is a highlight in the annual events calendar. The Rand Show has entertained multiple generations of South African families attracting over 200 000 visitors annually. Frequently referred to as Johannesburg’s Biggest Day out, 2018 promises to prove yet again why the Rand Show has been in existence for 124 years. This is not just another expo!
Dates: Friday 30 March – Sunday 8 April 2018
Show Hours: 10:00 – 21:00 Daily
Venue: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Cnr Rand Show & Nasrec Roads, Nasrec (GPS - S26°14.484' E27°58.510')
Tickets: Available at the gates or through Computicket (www.computicket.com) More information at www.randshow.co.za
Parking: Open-air parking is available at R20 per car
Official Spokesperson: Mr Craig Newman
For Further Information: 7 Colors Communications