Facilities that were upgraded as part of the 2010 FIFA World Cup legacy were used during the two editions of the Tournament and will once again be utilised in 2016.
- Sugar Ray Xulu Stadium(Claremont)
- King Zwelithini Stadium (Umlazi)
- Moses Mabhida Stadium (Durban Central)
The Tournament’s 8 team format, which will be played from 28 July to 06 August 2016 or 21 to 30 July 2016 (to coincide with the South African and European pre-season period), will see the invited 6 club sides initially participate in 2 groups leading to semi-finals and a final. An addition of a Plate Final is being explored to provide an additional two matches for the 4 knocked out Teams.
The two 4 team groups will each be headed by a South African host team, being the KZN Academy XI and a South African National U19 Team.
The Sugar Ray Xulu and King Zwelithini stadiums will host both group stages with the Moses Mabhida the semi-finals and King Zwelithini the final, offering the general public of Durban, a spread of access to world class football.