On Saturday, 28th September 2019 the Eswatini Football Association (EFA) in collaboration with Build it hosted the 2019 U-13 Mbabane Build it Championship at Prince of Wales. Sixteen (16) teams were competing for the championship.  The teams were Fast Reaction, Elangeni Vultures, Golden Kings, Tinyosi, Real Master, Gunners, Real Tec, Mantsholo United, Herrican, Umbelebele, Dark City, SuperSport, Mbabane Swallows, Barcelona, Ntsetse Flyers and Total XI. Fast Reaction was crowned champions after defeating Vultures by 3-2. To reach finals, Fast Reaction defeated Gunners by 2-0 whilst Vultures were the finalists after winning against Dark City by 1-0.

For their championship, the youngsters were awarded a trophy, a new Build-it branded soccer kit; Build it branded bags, water bottles and individual trophies whilst Vultures got individual trophies, water bottles and soccer bags.  The best player was Lindelani Masuku of Fast Reaction who won himself a trophy. When interviewed after the event Masuku thanked Build it for giving them such opportunity. “Today I scored five goals. I wish to play for Mbabane Swallows one day”, Masuku said. He further stated that playing for this tournament helps them to get experience in football.

Over and above, the EFA’S Vice President Dr. Comfort Shongwe expressed his gratitude to Build it for supporting this football development. “On behalf of EFA, we thank Build it for supporting us with this football development. I hope that FIFA is grateful of what is happening in Eswatini Football development”, Shongwe said.

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