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Kaizer Chiefs Juniors celebrate triple glory

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa II Contributor
Football News Kaizer Chiefs Juniors celebrate triple glory
DEC 7, 2023 LISTEN

This past weekend AMAKHOSI showed why they continue to be a force to be reckoned with in the southern African soccer landscape.

On Sunday, AMAKHOSI walked away with three of the four age-group titles contested on the day.

As reports confirm, Kaizer Chiefs dominated Cup Final day in the 2023 SAFA Gauteng Development League (GDL) Youth Cup at Marks Park.

The Under 13s had a remarkable unbeaten season with victory over Mamelodi Sundowns to complete the league and cup double.

The Under 17s won against the Transnet School of Excellence after a nail-biting penalty shootout to lift the trophy.

The Under 19s joined in, by adding "the third piece of silverware following their triumph over North West University to put the icing on the cake for the Academy, whose hard work and commitment have been handsomely rewarded," Chiefs noted.

AMAKHOSI added, "The team had won through to their respective finals the previous day at the same venue, where Chiefs Under 13s and Under 17s comfortably despatched their Joburg City counterparts before the Under 19s edged past TS Galaxy on penalties to progress to the final."

The Club remarked, "Congratulations to the Youth Academy administration, management, technical staff and players for your outstanding accomplishment. You are providing a fertile breeding ground for our young talent to develop into Amakhosi stars of the future."

Meanwhile, Jessica Motaung, Kaizer Chiefs Marketing and Commercial Director was elected as the First Deputy Chairperson of the African Clubs Association at the ACA’s official launch in the Egyptian capital, Cairo on Thursday last week.

Jessica will occupy this prestigious position for the next two years.

The Club said this is a remarkable acknowledgement of her unwavering dedication and exemplary work in the football industry over the past 25 years.

Kaizer Chiefs Chairman, Dr. Kaizer Motaung extended his heartfelt congratulations to Jessica on this well-deserved recognition.

He acknowledges her relentless efforts and commitment to the growth and development of football in South Africa and on the African continent.

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