Four teams will battle it out this Saturday at Francistown Stadium in the Dlala Bolo knock-out tournament.
Teams participating are Ecco City Greens, Tasc, Great North Tigers and Tafic.
The winner will walk away with P4500 and a trophy while the runners-up will get P1000.
Teams in third and fourth place will each get five per cent of the gate. The games will start at 8a.m.with Tafic v. Tasc, followed by Ecco and GNT.The losers’ final will be at 2p.m. and the final at 4p.m.
Speaking to Voice Sport this week, the organizer of the tournament, Goitsemodimo Mokoti, said the games are meant to give teams match practice since it is off season.
He said it will give coaches time to assess new players and players who are on trial.
“This is a pre-season tournament which will help teams prepare for next season. Ghetto teams did not do so well in the past season and we are concerned about their performance. Such games will help to test players’ fitness and also help them for the 2014/2015 season. Next time we want this tournament to be big and be broadcasted on television with better prize money,” said Mokoti.
He said they intend to make it an annual event with money raised from the tournament being donated to a chosen charity organisation.
The tournament is sponsored by Barloworld, Buy ‘n’ Build and Pick ‘n’ Pay.
There will be entertainment provided by Mc Maswe, Acuz, Dj Phat Tee, Young Raphy and other local artists. Entrance fee is P30.
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