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Ama Vulus Soccer tournament

THE PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT

  • By creating an annual soccer tournament in the rural areas, we keep the children occupied and out of trouble, during holidays.
  • Strengthening relations with SAPS and both the rural and business community in Nelspruit and White River, by ncreased awareness about the consequences of crime and how it can be prevented
  • Creating local enlistment and ambassadorship with the youth, and increase activity and sportsmanship between schools and learners.
  • Driving communication between different sectors of the community, which will maximize awareness for the Autotec Foundation and its goals as well as the projects run in the community by the SAPS and sponsors involved in the project.
  • Pomoting the involvement of the sponsors in the rural community and their willingness to give back to the community and especially their investment in the children of tomorrow

TARGET MARKET

Children, age 13 to 25
Rural community
Leaders in the Community
Mpumalanga Business
SAPS

Teams competing in the finals

SAPS, Schools and local community met and registered teams, dates and venues were selected. A list of the registered teams wall then handed to the Autotec Foundation. 

Crime Prevention Forum unit of the SAPS was responsible to keep the community and the Autotec Foundation informed on the progress of registration, playing of games and results of each match and which teams qualify for the finals. 

At each tournament the SAPS, ADT and Fire department made learners aware about crime and safety, by speaking to the children and handing out pamphlets.
The Schools of Kabokweni area played against each other in the different age groups, in the knock out phase untill only l 1 winning team per age group were left.

The Schools of Masoyi area played against each other in the different age groups, in the knock out phase untill only l 1 winning team per age group were left.

The winning teams from Kabokweni and Masoyi played on the final day to determine the winners in each category.

“2010 is not just for the tourist to enjoy we as South Africans must also see the benefit and feel the excitement it is bringing to the country and what beter way is there than to play the game ourselves!”  Jeannine Ferreira the COO of the Foundation mentioned."

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Sponsors and Spectators

The winners!