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Eastern Cape victory at stake in SuperSport Schools Plus | Spar Hockey Challenge final

Photo credit: DSG Makhanda
Photo credits: DSG Makhanda

Makhanda’s Diocesan Girls’ School (DSG), Clarendon, Pearson High School, York High SchoolAnd Queenstown Girls High School They will focus on winning the cup when they compete in the final Eastern Cape Spar Hockey Challenge We are in Gqeberha this weekend.

The final round of the tournament will begin on Saturday and conclude with the championship match being played the following day. Victoria Park High School‘s Astroturf.

You can catch all the action LIVE Open Super Sports Schools.

Five teams that won their regional tournaments during the season qualified for the finals.

DSG Makhanda advances to final with 3-1 win Kingswood College In May.

DSG also put up a light fight in this tournament hosted by Kingswood. Folk School Graaff-ReinetAfter winning 7-0, Brand shake 8-0. They were forced to work hard Unity High SchoolThey beat them 2-1 in the semi-finals.

They will enter the final week of the Spar Hockey Challenge with high confidence after finishing the second term on top with a 2-1 K-Day win over Kingswood last month.

Ram Geowynne Gamiet’Fans welcome back players from the Eastern Region SASHOC National Weeks During holidays.

The Ownership sisters, Lucy And AbigailHe showed a great performance in the Makhanda team this season and shone in the provincial weeks.

Lucy Inspired the U16 team to win gold and was named Player of the TournamentAbigail’s performances in the u18A division earned her selection in the 18A category. SA u17 Team. They will play a big role in their team’s championship fight.

It was no easy feat for Clarendon to reach the final and a sudden death penalty shootout victory was required Hudson Park to secure their place for them.

Apart from this tense victory, the 2024 season has been a roller coaster ride, with coach Luan Sedras will expect more stability from his team, which aims to end the year at the top.

Their final game before the mid-term break was a 5-0 win over Stirling High School. Clarendon will face Hudson Park on Friday afternoon and a win there could be the confidence boost the team needs ahead of a tough weekend.

Photo credit: Pearson High SchoolPhoto credit: Pearson High School
Photo credits: Pearson High School

Meanwhile, Pearson High School They will not lack confidence when they step onto the field at the weekend.

The Gqeberha-based team is having a memorable season and although they may not be winning as many games as they would like, they are playing some entertaining hockey.

Before the mid-year break, they defeated Woodridge College SA u16 star 3-0 Lisa de Villiers before scoring twice Nyssa Slabbert added another one to his team’s goal tally.

Coach to reach the final Ignatius MalgraffHis troops had to pass through a strong pass University Student However, they achieved a 1-0 victory in the closely contested match.

This year, the team faced DSG and York in the finals, drawing 3-3 with Makhanda’s team and defeating the latter 4-1 away.

York High School And Queenstown Girls High School will enter the final round as the favorite.

Led by head coach MJ Meyer, York Belgotex Sports Easter Hockey Festival They competed in Cape Town and punched above their weight to finish in 21st placest We took our place among 40 teams.

Queenstown Girls High School They also have a style of play that should not be underestimated and aim to spring a few surprises against teams that are unfamiliar with their style of play.

Day 1 | Fixtures

13:30 – DSG Makhanda – Pearson High School
14:00 – York High School – Clarendon
14:30 – DSG Makhanda vs Queenstown Girls High School
15:00 – York High School and Pearson High School
15:30 – Clarendon vs Queenstown Girls High School
16:00 – York High School – DSG Makhanda
16:30 – Pearson High School – Clarendon

Day 2 | Fixtures

08:00 – Pearson High School and Queenstown Girls High School
09:00 – Clarendon – DSG Makhanda
09:30 – Queenstown Girls High School – York High School
10:15 – Semi-final 1
10:45 – Semi-final 2
11:30 – Bronze medal match
12:00 – Final

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