Stellenbosch Football Club

Stellies U-16s crowned Kapstadt Cup champions


Stellenbosch FC’s U-16 team have been crowned 2023 Kapstadt Cup champions following victory over Mamelodi Sundowns on Sunday.

Just over a week after Stellenbosch FC won the U-18 Engen Champ of Champs competition in Johannesburg, another trophy has been added to the Academy’s cabinet after the club’s U-16 side charged to victory at the 2023 FC Kapstadt competition.

Recap – Stellies crowned Champ of Champs in Jo’burg

Coach Thulani Mapoyi’s troops overcame the challenge of Voota FC and Belville City in the group stage, and AmaZulu in the semi-finals, before his Young Maroons emerged victorious in Sunday’s final after recording a 2-1 win over Mamelodi Sundowns.

Nathan Langeveldt was named Goalkeeper of the Tournament while Clayton Leonard walked away with the Golden Boot award as top goalscorer in his age-group.

Earlier in the day, Stellies’ U-14 team fell to KZN Academy in the semi-finals following a penalty shootout defeat, while the U-12s were eliminated at the quarter-final stage by Cape Town Spurs on Saturday morning.