Gauteng-based school Rosina Sedibane Modiba Sports School were crowned the 2013 Copa Coca-Cola National Champions following an entertaining final against Kakamas High School from Northern Cape at Seawinds Sports Complex, Cape Town on 13th of October 2013.
Rosina Sedibane won 3-0, with goals scored by Lucky Mbatha, Nelson Maluleka and Kamobel Mahlatsi giving their school, the first Copa Coca-Cola National title.
Tikhontele Secondary School from Mpumalanga finished third, followed by Charles Morgan Senior Secondary School (Eastern Cape) in fourth place, Benny’s Care Sports Academy (Limpopo) in fifth place, Tshedimotsetso Secondary School (North West), Harmony High School (Free State) in seventh, Qhilika Secondary School (KwaZulu-Natal) in eighth and lastly Luckhoff Secondary School representing Western Cape.
Individual awards went to the following players;
– Goalkeeper of the tournament: Mondli Mpoto
– Player of the tournament: Daweron Van Rhyn
– Top goal scorer: Nelson Maluleka
– Goal of the tournament: Bright Singwane
Coca-Cola also announced the four exceptional players, afforded with an the opportunity to represent South Africa at the 2014 Copa Coca-Cola® International Camp to be held in Brazil in June 2014. Namely:
– Khulekani_Khubeka (Clapham High School – Gauteng) – Goalkeeper
– Layanda Mdlalose (Sukuma Secondary School – Kwazulu-Natal) – Defender
– Ndlozi Ndaba (School of Excellence – Gauteng) – Midfielder
– Carl Van Rensburg (Sun Valley Secondary School – Western Cape) – Striker
FZ delivered the scouting team who travelled nationally to select the 10th team who completed in friendly games against the Copa Coca-Cola national final teams. The scouting team was headed by Bafana Bafana Legend Helman Makhalele assisted by Caesar Maphalla and various provincial scouts. The Scouting team further assisted in the selecting of the players who would represent South Africa at the Brazil Camp.