Tshepo Ntsoelengoe
Football Writer
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9 Nov 2016
2:16 pm

2000 Olympic team to reunite 

Tshepo Ntsoelengoe

The reunion will feature the likes of Matthew Booth, Steve Lekoelea and Jabu Mahlangu.

2000 Olympics, Bruce Stadium, Canberra, Australia. South Africa (1) v Japan (2). 14 September 2000. Amaglug glug pose for a team picture they are (l-r back) Aaron Mokoena , Fabian McCarthy , Nkiphiteni Matombo , Matthew Booth , Emile Baron. (front l-r) Abram Nteo , Siyabonga Nomvete , David Kannemeyer , Delron Buckley , Quinton Fortune , Benni McCarthy. Photo Credit: - Tertius Pickard/Gallo Images.

Members of the historic 2000 Sydney Olympic team are set to unite once more to play a curtain raiser for the Gauteng Champion of Champions tournament to be played at Tsakane Stadium on Sunday.

The likes of Matthew Booth, Steve Lekoelea and Jabu Mahlangu, to mention a few, will go up against Ekurhuleni legends such as Jerry Sikhosana, Jabulani Mendu, Pollen Ndlanya and Shakes Ngwenya.

The tournament features three Absa Premiership teams Bidvest Wits, Highlands Park and SuperSport United.

The tournament is in its second year running and was won by Matsatsantsa a Pitori last year.