April 12, 2010
Cape Town Stadium hosts world-class junior football
Cape Town Stadium hosted the Cape Town International Challenge on Saturday, April 10, featuring the national under-20 teams from South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana and Brazil.
Here are some photos from the event, taken by Travis Robertson.
Dignitaries join the teams to sing the national anthems. Standing together in the dark suits are, from left, Norman Arendse (president of SAFA Cape Town), Mandla “Shoes” Mazibuko (vice-president of SAFA), Alderman Dan Plato (executive mayor of Cape Town), Cllr Gehard Ras and Gert Bam (director of Sport and Recreation for the City of Cape Town).
Kayode Olanrewaju of Nigeria tries to get around Lucky Baloyi of South Africa.
South African goalkeeper, Tawfeeq Salie, lies injured on the ground as Nigeria’s Terry Envoh levels the scores. Nigeria eventually won the match 3-1.
The magnificent Cape Town Stadium at night.