KasiFootball : MAPs Games enters the quarter final stages

KasiFootball : MAPs Games enters the quarter final stages

The annual Maimane Alfred Phiri games held in Alexandra township are in full swing and the tournament is much bigger.

The tournament organized by South African Football Legend Maimane Alfred Phiri who hails from Alexandra is one to attend if you want to witness the best of Kasi football.

The MAPs games have grown since its inception in 2001 and draw large crowds than most PSL games.

Teams as far as Soweto, Eastrand, Polokwane and the KwaZulu-Natal have turned out for the prestigious Kasi World Cup tournament.

The tournament has unearthed great talent that has gone to shine on the PSL stage.

The likes of Lebohang Manyama and Mpho Makola who come from Alexandra have gone to be household names in the PSL league.

YouTube sensation Tshepo Matete known as Skhwama Sa Matariana was signed by Baroka while playing at the tournament alongside Sipho “Sgobe” Moeti and Tumelo “Ma11” Mogale. The tournament is known for its

The tournament is known for its Kasi flavor that keeps fans asking for more as players showcase their showboating skills and with a huge prize money on the table, they mix Kasi flavor with modern football that produces results.

This week will see the last eight teams battle each other in the elimination system and two teams have been marked as potential finalists are Aston Villa and Black Poison.

Aston Villa from the East Rand has quality players with the likes of Karabo “Shakes” Mkhabela of Jomo Cosmos dazzle fans with his skills every time he is on the ball with Tshepo “Skhwama” Matete producing more effective football magic. Black Poison from Soweto

Black Poison from Soweto has shown that discipline and flair in modern football can produce results they seek their first MAPS title. Coached by Mamelodi Sundowns assistant coach Rulani “Mourinho” Mokwena have set their eyes on the prize money and with players like Sipho “Sgobe” Moeti, Mongezi “Ragaza” Hlabathe, Nyiko “Shakes” Tshabangu, Tumelo “Ma11” Mogale, Thomas “Giggs” Madimba, Siyabonga Zulu and Mduduzi Nyanda, the club are potential winners on paper.