Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup Fixtures Released
Date published: 14 March 2016 by Ryan Roberts
On 2 March the draw for the upcoming 2016 edition of the Metropolitan U19 Premier Cup was held. Then we learnt who would be facing off against each other in the group stages of the tournament.
Now that the logistical planning and requirements for all teams has been finalized the fixtures for the group stage on those of the non-random drawn knock-out fixtures has been released.
The matches get underway on Wednesday, 23 March at 15H30. Long awaited returns to the tournament for Avendale Athletico and Stephanian Ottery, 6 and 20 years respectfully, will finally come to an end when they take on Ikapa Sporting and PPG Langa.
The main game on Wednesday with see a massive clash between Ajax Cape Town and Milano United.
The evening fixtures on Thursday will see both Zesco United and Swansea City make their second consecutive appearances at the tournament. Having both of them back speaks volumes for the quality of the event and we are excited to see if either will improve on their last visit to the Mother City. We also welcome back Jomo Cosmos, after a long absence from the tournament, when they play at 13H45. They will be joined in playing at that time by debutants Shumba Football Developments and Glenwegians FC.
Friday night as usual will see the official opening ceremony taking place, followed by the holders of the trophy, Glendene United, taking on tough opposition in Harmony Sports Academy. Earlier in the day we will see Matsatsantsa take on Amazulu in and all PSL club clash, with The Clever Boys from Wits trying to outsmart Chippa United.
Saturday morning will see all the groups reach their conclusion with all the third round fixtures taking place. From there the Saturday afternoon will fly straight into the knock-out phase of the tournament with all trying to avoid elimination in the Last Chance Saloon.