It was a successful weekend for the Kaizer Chiefs Academy, as all four of the junior teams won through to the last 16 in their respective sections of the 2023 SAFA Gauteng Development League Youth Cup.
On Saturday, they faced the Vaal Elite Soccer Academy at the Village, where the Under 13s, already crowned champions of the league, began proceedings with an emphatic 4-0 triumph.
The Under 15s, also league champions of their age-group, followed this up with a 3-0 win, and the Under 17s booked their place in the next round by winning 2-1.
The Under 19s completed the clean sweep in fine style, emerging as 5-1 winners.
This coming Saturday, 11 November, the Kaizer Chiefs Village will host the Round of 16, in which the Under 13s (kick off 9:00), Under 15s (10:15) and Under 17s (11:00) have been drawn to play their respective counterparts from Rosina Sedibane, while the Under 19s (13:00) will meet Young Boys for a berth in the quarterfinals.
Also on Saturday, Amakhosi Reserves played out a goalless draw at home to Richards Bay in Round 9 of the DStv Diski Challenge. The result keeps them in third place on the standings, on 18 points, three behind the leaders. Their next fixture is away to Royal AM at Harry Gwala Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, 12 November., kicking off at 10:00