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Shona Khona was conceived by former Reckitt Benckiser general manager Roberto Funari in December 2005 as a soccer camp for aspirant soccer stars aged between 10and 16.
Youngsters can enter the competition by buying a product such as Disprin, Dettol, Mr Min or Cobra polish from Metro Cash & Carry retail outlets, including Lucky "7", Square Deal, Viva, and Buyrite stores.
They must SMS the numbers on the product to the telephone number on the item.
About 800 pupils were chosen to attend camps at 20 soccer-coaching and life-skills development sessions this month.
From these camps, 22 players will qualify for a national camp in Gauteng next year. Another national search is scheduled for mid-next year, where about 20 players will be selected.
These players are then due to be ferried from all over South Africa for a national soccer coaching and life skills camp from which 12 future stars will be selected.
They will qualify for a week's visit to Manchester United's youth soccer development academy. - Victor Mecoamere