KasiFootball : Maimane Phiri Splash R 260 000 for MAP 2016 tournament
The 16 edition of the Maimane Alfred Phiri games senior Category draw was conducted last night at Limbro Park LCC Church.
The draw saw 32 teams going into one bowl for the draw without seeding .
The tournament will officially get underway on the weekend of the 18 and 19 of June 2016 with the final scheduled to be played at Alexandra Stadium on the 10 of July 2016.
The games have bèen dubbed the Alexandra World cup with 32 teams vying for the increase price money of R 140 000, plus trophy, new kit and Gold Medals.
Meanwhile, the Runners up will take home R 85 000 , silver medals and a kit.
The Chairman of the Foundation Maimane Alfred phiri said ” We felt the need to increase the price money in order to increase level of competition ”
He continued saying ” A big thank you goes to the main sponsor Umso Construction and the teams for the belive in the Maimane Alfred phiri Games 2016″.
The third place finish will walk away with R 20 000 and R 15 000 to the team that will finish fourth .
The total Amount for this year to be won at Maimane Alfred phiri Games is R 260 000 excluding the individual prices for the players .
The games can be watched on Online Tv for the first time in the history of the games .
Defending Champions Sun city Classic will be out to defend their title .
However , No team has ever defended their title in the history of the Maimane Alfred phiri Games .