Category: South Africa 143 posts found


Grassroot Soccer Featured in CNN.com Video About FIFA’s 2010 World Cup Legacy

September 23, 2009

In a video that originally aired in June of 2009, CNN’s Nkepile Mabuse reports on FIFA’s desire to leave a legacy in South Africa that… Read More

Skillz Coach’s DVD Arrives at GRS South Africa!

September 16, 2009

GRS' Cape Town Skillz Coaches, Phumla Dyonta, Thembinkosi Sikinya, and Andile Rafeni celebrate the arrival of the Skillz Coach's DVD On… Read More

Mpilonhle Introduces the GRS ‘Skillz’ Curriculum in Two Pilot Schools

September 10, 2009

This post was orginally published by MPILONHLE, one of our Implementing Partners in South Africa. MPILONHLE is using the Skillz Curriculum at… Read More

Ticket Fund Bringing Ticket Dreams Closer To Reality For GRS Participants

August 14, 2009

Source: Fifa.com Developed from plans announced by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter at the Preliminary Draw in Durban in November 2007, the 2010… Read More

Women’s Day Brings Girls Together

August 8, 2009

Source: FIFA.com As South Africa prepares to celebrate National Woman’s Day on 9 August, the voices of girl power could already be… Read More

GRS Featured on BBC News

June 11, 2009

Grassroot Soccer was recently featured on BBC News, taking a look at how the World Cup is helping South Africa fight HIV/AIDS. Read More

First Football For Hope Centre Breaks New Ground

May 25, 2009

Source: FIFA.com As the continent celebrated Africa Day today (25 May 2009), another milestone was achieved in ensuring that the 2010 FIFA World… Read More

Nike, GRS Team Up in 4 Countries

May 7, 2009

Nike and GRS have joined forces to fight HIV in South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. This partnership will enable GRS to reach more… Read More

11 for Health Pilot Launched

March 5, 2009

Source: www.fifa.com It is a scorching summer’s day and FIFA Chief Medical Officer, Professor Jiri Dvorak, is lying on a field doing… Read More

2010 World Cup Provides Platform for Major HIV Prevention Initiative

December 1, 2008

Today, World AIDS Day 2008, marks the official launch of the Football for an HIV-free Generation (F4) Initiative. Driven by an alliance between… Read More