I’m sure that at one stage or another you have heard of Craven Week, the annual rugby union tournament organised for schoolboys in South Africa.
The competition is a hunting ground for talent scouts trying to find the best new players for their provinces and many young upcoming stars see the tournament as an opportunity to further their careers. This is even true for the younger U13 kids.
Luciano Custodio a Portuguese student from Gene Louw primary school has made the selection to represent Western Province in the U13 Craven Week 2015. Luciano also happens to be the son of our Luso Legend Ricardo Custodio who we wrote about a few weeks ago – you can read the article here – Luso Legend: Ricardo Custodio.
His dad was a legend in the football scene in Cape Town and Luciano is heading in a completely different direction, but he is making the U13 Western Province team this looks to be a good decision on his part. This can be seen as a massive achievement in the young Portuguese’s small career as to date.
The players begin their training today as they will need time to gel as each and every player is chosen from different teams through out the Western Cape. The boys have just under a month and hopefully they can follow in the footsteps of last years WP team who were undefeated.
If you want to support the lads, keep these dates open in your diaries:
The Coca-Cola U/13 Craven Week 2015 takes place in White River from 29 June – 3 July 2015. The first fixture for the Western Province boys is 29th June at 11:30am Western Province vs Valke.