Fans hoping to see the stars of tomorrow in the Southern African region are in for a treat after it was confirmed that tickets will be FREE for both the upcoming Under-17 tournaments over the next month.
The inaugural COSAFA Women's Under-17 Championship will be staged from September 20-29 in Mauritius and will be followed shortly afterwards by the COSAFA Men's Under-17 Championship in Blantyre, Malawi from October 11-20.
Fans will be able to enter the match venues in both competitions for FREE and catch a glimpse of rising stars in the region and make their own assessment of who are the players to watch out for.
Both competitions provide an early introduction to international football for the players, many of who will make their first appearance for their national teams in the tournaments.
Along with fans there will also likely be scouts from all over the continent, and the world, who will be eager to see the next wave of new talent.
Source: South Africa Football Association