Danone Nations Cup: South African girls and boys in tough groups

Danone Nations Cup: South African girls and boys in tough groups

- South Africa will have to do it the hard way if they are to taste success at the Danone Nations Cup

- The international football tournament is the largest one catering for age groups between 10 and 12

- The South African boys drew England, Uruguay, Morocco and Mexico, while the girls are making their debut appearance at the cup

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South Africa will have a mountain to climb to achieve glory at the Danone Nations Cup following a tough draw for both the boys and girls.

The tournament is the largest international football event catering for age groups between 10 and 12.

The draw took place this week at the home of La Liga in Madrid and Barcelona legend Carlos Puyol was in attendance.

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Daily Sun reported that the South African boys team won the tournament twice in 2003 and 2009, but repeating the feat will be a tall order.

The boys were drawn in a tricky group including the likes of England, Morocco, Mexico and Uruguay.

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It's exciting times for the SA girls team as they make their debut in the cup and will have to face France, Italy and Japan.

Briefly.co.za understands that the tournament will commence from 10 October and Gauteng's Rebonwe girls and KZN's Muzuvukile boys will represent South Africa.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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