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Soccer

MIC of Soccer:
Mr. Prince Mhlanga

For any queries regarding soccer, please email
pmhlanga@jeppeboys.co.za

Soccer is a winter sport and takes place in the 3rd term.

Soccer has a long history at Jeppe. It was the major winter sport at the school until rugby took on that role in the 1950s. It has been re-established as a major sport, played mainly in the third term of the year and it is growing in popularity.

There are two parts to the activity – a mass participation programme that runs in the third term and involves up to 16 teams playing midweek matches against our traditional boys’ schools rivals as well as several co-ed schools. Alongside that there is a high-performance programme which sees the players play all year and enter a number of major tournaments around the country.

In the third term, all the age groups play in tournaments, including an under-16 festival which is hosted by Jeppe. Jeppe also hosts a community Cup tournament to which the schools in the suburbs around the school are invited.

The sport is well-resourced and well organised and qualified coaches and referees are used.