The football fest has been on-going at the University of Johannesburg (Soweto Campus) since Mondayand ends today.
Bantwana achieved the champion status after beating neighbours Namibia 3-0 in the final round robin match which was a decider based on points accumulated.
South Africa’s first goal came from rookie Gabriela Salgado’s stunning free kick in the ninth (9 th) minute for a half time lead.
Nomvula Kgoale grabbed the second goal in the 63rd minute. Holofelang Manyama scored South Africa’s third in the 69th minute of the match, ensuring victory for the hosts and a perfect record for the young South African girls. They finish the tournament without conceding a goal and scoring eight in the process.
Earlier in the day, the tournament’s development side saw the girls from Thohoyandou continue their fine form when they defeated George 5-0) and Pietermaritzburg went down 2-1 to Kimberly.
The boys from Thohoyandou continued where the girls left off, getting their first win of the tournament when they registered a 3-0 over George, while Pietermaritzburg won 3-1 against Kimberly to ensure pole position at the end of Day 4.
The much anticipated final international match between the South African National Under-17 Boys and Namibia’s National Under-17 side will also feature on the day.
Kick-off is at 15h00.