Big Zulu celebrity soccer tournament is a resounding success

Big Zulu celebrity soccer tournament is a resounding success
Technology, soccer and music came together as Big Zulu partnered with itel Mobile for the Jammin 2 Soccer Celebrity Soccer Games which saw Maskandi, Hip Hop, Gqom, and Amapiano palying it off to the roaring sound of excited spectators.

Wits University was a hive of activity on Sunday as Mzansi’s mucial icons batteld it out on the soccer pitch for a day of soccer at the Jammin 2 Soccer Celebrity Games Tournament.

What started as a just a challenge between two musicians, Khuzani Mpungose and Big Zulu, has now become an annual calendar event with four musical genres, Maskandi, Hip Hop, Gqom and Amapiano competing for the title.
Maskandi and Hip-hop made it to the final play off, game drew an unprecedented media attention and viewership. 
The prominent maskandi musician, Khuzani Mpungose, whose ‘iJele’ was voted song of the year by the listeners of UkhoziFm led the Maskandi team to a nailbiting victory, walking away with R100 000. 

While the Mali Eningi hitmaker who was joined by his itel Mobile family at the event, Big Zulu captained the star-studded hip-hop team to the finals.  

Soccer and music fans came out in their numbers and packed the stadium to witness was an entertaining and gripping soccer tournament which saw some of the biggest names in music showing off their football talent, including Cassper Nyovest, AKA, DJ Tira, Donald, Sjava and radio giant Tbo Touch.

“This was the perfect opportunity for itel Mobile to engage and connect with South Africans, through music and soccer. It was also quite exciting to experience the soccer stadium buzz post-Covid. We are definetly planning to invest more in these kinds of initiatives which contribute to building strong connections between communities, industries and enhance social cohesion,” Says Zikona Captain, itel Mobile PR Manager, SA.

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