BUFC, a community football club in the heart of Ballito.
The emphasis on professional coaching and player development truly pays dividends and positions BUFC as one of the top clubs in the central Durban area.
We play in The Durban Central Football League. Matches take place every Sunday morning between April and October (not in school holidays). Home matches are at Ashton International College Ballito and away matches are at the various clubs around Durban. There are also various 5 a side tournaments.
In our 2018 inaugural season, BUFC exceeded all expectations! The club entered 7 teams into the DCFA (Durban Central Football Association) league, BUFC won 5 of the 7 leagues entered into as well as a number of the 5-a-side tournaments held throughout the year.
BUFC in the second year of operation, has once again dominated the Durban Central Football Association Season in 2019. BUFC increased the number of teams entered into the DCFA League and Cup from 7 in 2018 to 9 in 2019.
The Club performed phenomenally well in 2019, winning 6 Major Titles, with the following results:
- U8: Non – Competitive.
- U8B: Non – Competitive.
- U9: Non – Competitive.
- U10: League Winners & Cup Winners – Undefeated.
This U10 team completed the 2019 without a loss or draw, winning both the League and Cup competitions scoring 106 goals and conceding only 14.
- U11: Third Place League & Cup Winners.
- U11B: Fifth in the League & Shield Runners up.
- U13: Second in League and Cup Semi Finalists.
- U15: Second in League & Cup Winners.
- U17: League Winners – Undefeated and Champ of Champs Winners. Placed third in the Stanger Open League.
The club won an additional seven 5-a-side age groups titles in various tournaments held through the year.
The U17 team played in the Stanger LFA league in the open division and finished third overall. Competing against teams in the open age group category.
24 Ballito players were selected to represent our affiliate association SAFA (KZN) DCFA in an Inter-Provisional tournament held in Johannesburg. These selected teams performed extremely well represented their Provincial association with honour.
BUFC in this period also secured a lease with Ashton International College for the use of their world class grounds, the club practices in season on the new Ashton Sports Campus Fields and calls Ashton Home for the scheduled home matches fixtures played on a Sunday.
We have 127 children on our books, 82 children from a previously disadvantage background with 63 of these children being given free bursaries to the club.
These 63 children are given not only free coaching but are provided with transport to and from the games (home and away) and also a meal to see them through the day. Our catchment area extends from Ballito, Shakashead, Shakaskraal and Kwa Dukuza (Stanger). We are committed to becoming the number one community team on the North Coast with equal opportunities to all no matter on race, gender or capabilities.
The Club is a registered NPO and Public Benefit Organisation.
Like most junior football clubs we love nothing more than having a win however this is not our primary objective. Our guiding principle is to teach and educate young players in the virtues of fair play and sportsmanship, lessons that hopefully they can apply in life as they get older. If we can convey these principles, then on field success will be a pleasant by-product of the process.
Come try out a complimentary training session!
Its easy, just…
- View training days to see what time your age group trains.
- Arrive and tell the coach on duty you are there to “try out”, and he will give your parent/guardian an indemnity form to complete.
- If you are keen to join thereafter, contact us and we will do all the admin to get you registered