City to host 25th annual Metropolitan Premier Cup

The City of Cape Town is partnering with the Bayhill Football Club to host the 25th annual Metropolitan Premier Cup 2013.

The tournament will take place over the Easter Weekend at the Erica Park Sports Complex in Belhar. It will feature 32 Under-19 teams from across South Africa and Africa and some 30 000 spectators are expected to attend.

Date:         27 March – 1 April 2013

Time:        09:00 – 21:00

Venue:      Erica Park Sports Complex, Erica Drive, Belhar

The tournament is attended by scouts from all of the major Premier Soccer League (PSL) clubs and is a platform for players to be spotted and scooped up by the top clubs. Soccer stars Benni McCarthy, Matthew Booth and Mark Williams, amongst others, graduated from this tournament in previous years and went on to play for Bafana Bafana.

The event has grown from humble beginnings 24 years ago to become one of the premier events over the Easter period. Partners include the City of Cape Town, Metropolitan, the Bayhill Football Club, and RylurxIT.

Please visit www.premiercup-bayhill.co.za to view the full fixtures list.