Category: From the Field 134 posts found


GRS Pro Ambassador Freddie Ljungberg Inspires Youth in South Africa

January 20, 2016

International football star visits GRS programs... Read More

World Cup Champion Christen Press Inspires Youth on Visit to GRS Programs

November 28, 2015

  In November, Grassroot Soccer was delighted to welcome U.S. Women’s National Team Forward, World Cup Champion, Olympian, and GRS Pro Ambassador Christen Press… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Graduates, Coaches, Ambassador and Former Staff Part of Historic Zimbabwe Women’s National Team Qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics

October 26, 2015

On October 18, the Zimabwe Women’s National Football Team, known as “The Mighty Warriors” made history by defeating Cameroon 1-0 in the second leg of… Read More

Boitumle Stays on Track with Grassroot Soccer

September 29, 2015

"Grassroot Soccer keeps me off the streets and busy after school..." Read More

GRS Change Agent Yamkela Nqweniso Honored as a Top Young South African

September 14, 2015

Young leader is affecting her peers and community in Khayelitsha... Read More

First Lady of Zambia Kicks Off Voluntary Counseling and Testing Tournament

July 20, 2015

To mark Zambia’s National Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT) Day on June 30th, the First Lady of Zambia, Mrs. Esther Lungu, attended a VCT Tournament… Read More

Four Grassroot Soccer Coaches Complete Selective EPL and British Council Training

May 9, 2015

Recently four Grassroot Soccer Coaches, two from Khayelitsha, South Africa and two from Johannesburg, South Africa, graduated from the British Council and English Premier League’s… Read More

Grassroot Soccer Partner IDYDC Marks World Malaria Day in Tanzania with Community Event

April 28, 2015

Malaria testing, bed net distribution, and community education accompany soccer tournament... Read More

Coach Sony Changes the Game for Girls

April 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: Sonwabise (Sony) Dick is a Grassroot Soccer Caring Coach in Khayelitsha, South Africa who has worked with GRS since 2011. Sony grew up… Read More