Highlands Park won the 17th Edition Bayhill Premier Under-19 Cup title for the first time in their history after beating Mamelodi Sundowns in the final of the prestigious Easter Tournament.
It was the same Highlands Park team that booted Ajax Cape Town out of the Tournament at the quarter final stages 3-2 after a tightly contest game.
Ajax Cape Town was always favourites till lift the trophy for the 7th time in the history of the tournament but not everything went according to plan.
Ajax started the tournament with an emphatic 5-0 win against Black Birds, followed by a 1 nil defeat from Finalist Mamelodi Sundowns, but managed to finish the group on a high with a 3-0 results against Silver Spurs.
The Round of 16 match proved to be a tough encounter against D&G Orient as a solitary goal was all that was needed to advance into the Semi-Final.
Quarter finals was as far as Ajax Cape Town could go this time as a determined Highlands Park sent Ajax packing with a 3-2 score line to advance to the semi-final of the tournament.
Game 1 : Ajax Cape Town 5 – 0 Black Birds
Game 2 : Ajax Cape Town 0 – 1 Mamelodi Sundowns
Game 3 : Ajax Cape Town 3 – 0 Silver Spurs
Round 16 : Ajax Cape Town 1 – 0 D&G Orient
Q/Finals : Ajax Cape Town 2 – 3 Black Birds
Mid-Section Semi : Ajax Cape Town 0 – 0 Viginia Academy [Ajax advance on Penalties]
Mid-Section Final : Ajax Cape Town won the Dullar Omar Floating Trophy and also our Team Manager Ander Petersen won the Manager of the Tournament.