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Inaugural Christmas Tinto Under-15 Soccer Tournament to be Launched

4 December 2005

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will on Tuesday, December 06, 2005 launch the inaugural Tinto Under-15 soccer tournament at Athlone stadium.

The Tinto U/15 Soccer tournament is the initiative of the Department to honour the role of the late Mr Tinto in the development of football in Cape Town. The four professional teams of Cape Town, Ajax, Santos, Vasco and FC Fortune have agreed to partner the Department and will each identify and take a minimum of 2 players into their respective development programmes.

A total of 32 teams will take part in the tournament. The draw will be announced at the launch by MEC Jacobs. There will be four groups of six with the top 2 teams advancing to the next round. The programme includes speeches and entertainment.

All news media is invited to attend as follows:

Date: 06 December 2005
Time: 18h00
Venue: Athlone Stadium, Conference Room

Issued by:

Mandla Yeki
Spokesperson for Ministry
Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation
Tel: (021) 483 9804
Fax: (021) 483 9801
Mobile: 082 553 3477
Protea Assurance Building, Green Market Square
Cape Town

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