This weekend Howick High School hosted its inaugural girls’ 6-a-side Soccer tournament. 16 teams from the Midlands region, spanning as far as Hillcrest and Ballito, participated, including the Howick 1st, Howick 2nd and Howick U16 teams.

Competition was fierce and the football was of a high standard. Howick’s 2nd team were defeated in the Quarter-Final of the Plate Section, and the 1st team went out in the semi-final of the Plate Section, which was won by Carter High School. The Howick U16 team displayed tremendous skill, determination and courage, and were the overall tournament winners, lifting the trophy in the Championship final match played against Hillcrest High School.

The tournament was a resounding success and was concluded with the team draw for the 2017 MARITZBURG FA Cup which will be held at Howick High School on 26 and 27 August.

Participating Teams:


Howick High School 1st; Howick High School 2nd, Howick High School U16; Maritzburg Christian School, The Wykeham Collegiate, Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School; Grace College 1st, Grace College 2nd; Carter High School 1st, Carter High School 2nd, St Anne’s 1st; St Anne’s 2nd, Ashton College 1st; Ashton College 2nd; St John’s and Hillcrest High School.



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