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The Benjani Mwaruwari under 16 Youth Festival reaches last eight

by Mkhululi Mthunzi
25 May 2013 at 20:38hrs | Views
The four Serie A teams namely Highlanders Academy, Bantu Rovers, FMH Academy and Street Set are through to the semi-finals after eliminating the two Serie B representatives Iminyela Stars and Luveve Juniors, two high school representatives Christian Brothers College and Magwegwe High School.

Highlanders academy and Bantu Rovers finished top of their respective groups while Street Set and FMH Academy finished as runners up respectively thus setting a mouth watering semifinal between Highlanders and the France Ndlovu led FMH academy.

The teams have already met in the league and Highlanders managed to edge their neighbours by a single goal.This tournament has presented FMH a chance to revenge that defeat in what promises to be a closely contested game as both teams are on top of their games.

Bantu are set to lock horns with the ever improving Street Set in the other semi-final. Defending champions Bantu go into the semis without conceding a goal and are favourites to reach the finals.

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Group A results
Magwegwe 0 - 3 Street Set
Highlanders 3 - 0 Iminyela
Magwegwe 4 - 1 Iminyela
Street Set 0 - 2 Highlanders
Magwegwe 1 - 1 Highlanders
Iminyela 0 - 1 Street Set

Group B
FMH 3 - 0 CBC
Bantu 2 - 0 Luveve
FMH 0 - 1 Bantu
CBC 0 - 2 Luveve
Bantu 3 - 0 CBC
Luveve 0 - 0 FMH

Tomorrow's fixture (26.05.2013) White city

Highlanders Academy vs FMH Academy
Street Set vs Bantu Rovers

Winners of these semi-finals will meet in the finals later in the day.

Source - Byo24Sports